Posts Tagged: artist
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.
Joanne Richardson on the Critical Distance in Political Filmmaking
By Sjoerd Tuinema Video artist Joanne Richardson (GER) was invited to give a presentation in the session called “Online Video as a Political Tool”, beginning her talk with a critical look at the terms ‘online’, ‘political’ and ‘tool’. As Marx had wrote in the Economic Transcript, a social revolution will “not get to the next [...]
“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: Ashiq Khondker and Eugene Kotlyarenko Play with the Diegetic Desktop
By Catalina Iorga Ashiq Khondker and Eugene Kotlyarenko’s presentation was the most entertaining and confusing of the first day of Video Vortex #6. To begin with, their collaboration took place exclusively on the internet, after Ashiq contacted the artist to interview him about a series of videos he shot entirely with screen capture software and [...]
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.
Evan Roth: Freedom, Art & Gifs
Artist Evan Roth received a degree in architecture from University of Maryland and a MFA from the Communication, Design and Technology school at Parsons The New School for Design. His work focuses on tools of empowerment, open source and popular culture. Roth describes his own work as a middle zone between open source and pop [...]