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sound installations

March 15th, 2010

I was able to meet the artist Larissa Linnell, during the final stages of her site-specific installation.  Using a slide projector as a guide, she was completing a floor-to-ceiling pattern. Thousands of red and grey crayon dots of slightly differing shades were accumulating on the short wall at the far end of the space. (more…)

March 15th, 2010
Transmediale Workspace

The theme for Transmediale 04 was Fly Utopia—there is hope there is no hope. This offered interesting conceptual territory in terms of cultural theory and worried at the ongoing question as to the purpose and value of art, particularly digitally and electronically mediated art. Do the tools media artists use serve as formidable weapons in a techno-dystopic world, or do they allow us to escape into collective utopian imaginings? (more…)

March 12th, 2010

Imagine a child of the ‘jet-age’ in an unobtrusive coastal village living mid-way between the dwelling of Blake, the artist, poet and visionary and that of his friend, the scientist and astronomer Halley. With eyes wide open to technics and ears tuned to poetics come some brief reminiscences…… (more…)

January 24th, 2010

ISEA2004 was the 12th Symposium on Electronic Arts, organised for the first time in two capital cities and on a ferry that travelled between Helsinki, Stockholm, Mariehamn, and Tallinn. During this time, the Baltic Sea became the centre of electronic music, new media research, art and design. (more…)

January 26th, 2009

The work of German artist Carsten Nicolai encompasses electronic sound/music performance and mixed media installation. (more…)

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