Video, place and the everyday

A different use of video in relation to the everyday and place. The context here is more pure anthropology research. Presentation RMIT University, Researching through place: video, the senses and movement, Sarah Pink… pdf absract Introduction: Start with a place in this case a community garden space. Walking through the space. Four tours of the Read more about Video, place and the everyday[…]

Video Vortex Reader (published)

The Video Vortex Reader: Responses to YouTube was released last week as a follow up to the Video Vortex forums, conferences and exhibitions staged from the end of 2007 into 2008. Download the pdf More publication information about the book: The Video Vortex Reader is the first collection of critical texts to deal with the Read more about Video Vortex Reader (published)[…]

Preliminary Notes on Web-hosted Cinema

Alejandro Adams, Preliminary Notes on Web-hosted Cinema, There is nothing unique about returning to early film theory in an attempt to delimit the creative uses of digital video technology. Comparing the infancy of the first manifestation of cinema with the infancy of its successor is as natural as it is profitable. Invoking, as I Read more about Preliminary Notes on Web-hosted Cinema[…]

Video: The Reflexive Medium

I picked up this 2008 published book Video: The Reflexive Medium by Yvonne Spielmann in Amsterdam at the beautiful Athenaeum Boekhandel. From book description: Video is an electronic medium, dependent on the transfer of electronic signals. Video signals are in constant movement, circulating between camera and monitor. This process of simultaneous production and reproduction makes Read more about Video: The Reflexive Medium[…]

Video Art is a cat

Following is my immediate response to the opening presentation by Tom Sherman at the Video Vortex conference in Amsterdam. Vernacular Video: Nine Lives of Video Art. I made lots of notes as it was inspiring to see Tom speak in the flesh. In condensed form what interested me where these concepts, which could be developed Read more about Video Art is a cat[…]