New aesthetics of documentary as contemporary art

Sternberg Press – Maria Lind and Hito Steyerl (Eds.) "Documentary practices make up one of the most significant and complex tendencies within art during the last two decades. Traditional documentary photography and film have been reinvented and reinvigorated by merging with traditions such as video, performance, and conceptual art. Such recent documentary works attest to Read more about New aesthetics of documentary as contemporary art[…]

Double Life Opening

The Double Life contemporary art exhibition opened last night at the RMIT Project Space/Spare Room. With a life in the city and in the country these artist/researchers work with their rural environments. A few pictures from the opening. Curator Lisa Byrne. An ash stencil on the floor ‘Bastards Neck’ part of Lesley Duxbury’s work. Talking Read more about Double Life Opening[…]

dead cinema

Title: Peter Greenaway, cinema = dead, From: westframe, Added: June 29, 2007, YouTube, http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=-t-9qxqdVm4 Quotes: “What the fuck are you doing in the dark” “post-cinema” Other references: No TV about As a cross-media platform NoTV aims to present new developments in the contemporary Visual Music-scene, researching all possible ”variants” of visual music aesthetics (through the Read more about dead cinema[…]

artists using YouTube

http://www.fridayarts.net/blogs/?p=3677 Internet video site YouTube needs no introduction. Its status as both a branded channel and a medium in its own right has redefined “new media” on both sides of the art and corporate entertainment divide. But most of its content resides somewhere in between, and its currency lies in the vernacular nature of the Read more about artists using YouTube[…]

The Whole World

Tank TV have brought together with the curator Ian White, The Whole World exhibition. A selection of artists’ film and video that feature lists or different kinds of taxonomies – visual, audio or textual – are presented as an online exhibition of extracts. Works by Dalia Neis, Uriel Orlow, Jean-Gabirel Périot, Michael Robinson and Valerie Read more about The Whole World[…]