Posts Tagged: art
Evening Screening with Artist Natalie Bookchin
By Serena Westra As the final event of the sixth Video Vortex, YouTube lovers, video artists, and enthusiasts of all types were invited to enjoy an evening screening and discussion with media artist Natalie Bookchin. The screening was held in SMART Project Space Amsterdam, hard to find but a great location. On Tuesday March 15th, [...]
In Conversation with Natalie Bookchin (part 1)
(Part 1 of 2) Artist Natalie Bookchin took time to talk to Geert Lovink about online video and her artistic practice at yesterday's Video Vortex #6 in Amsterdam.
Arjon Dunnewind: Content with Context
By Stijnie Thuijs Being the festival, artistic and general director of Impakt, Arjon Dunnewind is in charge of a database of art related content for which he has to decide the most appropriate way of uploading to the web. An important factor to take into account, he explains, is that the audience on the web [...]
Sandra Fauconnier on Video Art Distribution and the NIMk Collection
Sandra Fauconnier spoke about her role - concerning video art distribution - within the Netherlands Media Art Institute (NIMk) during Video Vortex 6, on the theme 'It's not a dead collection, it's a dynamic database'.
ArtTube: Balancing Expert Knowledge with Connectivity and Interactivity
By Diana Soto De Jesús First things first: ArtTube is not an art collection database, and is not an archive; it is an educational platform bringing videos about art and design. With this remark Catrien Schreuder opened her presentation on Museum Boijmans van Beningen‘s video platform, ArtTube. This amidst a panel, “It’s Not a Dead [...]
“There should be more room for fun in art” – Animated Gif Mashup Studio Workshop with Evan Roth
By Anna Jacobs Last Thursday (10-03) I attended a workshop about animated gif mashups led by the artist Evan Roth. Twenty minutes before the start of the workshop the room was already filled with enthusiastic students, no doubt because of Evan’s well-documented reputation when it comes to lively workshops. The audience included a variety of [...]
Online Video Art: Roel Wouters and Conditional Design
In his presentation on online video art and the design of fluid digital environments, graphic designer and project director Roel Wouters introduced the audience to interactive projects which include dynamic media such as web video and animation to install crowdsourced performances. With his collegues Luna Maurer, Jonathan Puckey and Edo Paulus he has published the Conditional Design Manifesto, which is based on the work of his collective called Conditional Design and emphasizes the idea of following processes in the digital realm rather than its products.