Posts Tagged: youtube
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.
In Conversation with Natalie Bookchin (part 2)
(Part 2 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.
Online Video as a Political Tool: Sam Gregory on Video Activism and Advocacy
Sam Gregory, program director at WITNESS presented his thoughts on using online video as a political tool at Video Vortex #6 in Amsterdam yesterday.
Joining the Online Video Conversation? The Presence of Institutional Actors on YouTube
By Geert Faber The second day of the Video Vortex conference at Trouw in Amsterdam. In the seventh session Patrícia Dias da Silva, a PhD Fellow in Social Sciences at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, talks about how YouTube has been embraced by European institutional actors, and how YouTube is reaching out [...]
Andrew Clay – YouTube: Make Money While Escaping Death
A media theorist and lecturer at Leicester's De Montfort University, Andrew Clay has been investigating online video for some time. As an opener of the sixth edition of Video Vortex, his intervention explored YouTube and effectively went a bit beyond, as the Reader tagline suggests. The British theorist raised several compelling questions about the popular video sharing platform, inspiring the audience to ask quite a few questions at the end. In particular, his analysis of the top YouTubers - the ones who got rich by putting serial sketches online and engaging the community - took stock of the YouTube experience so far, focusing on the blurrier and blurrier distinction between amateurs and professionals.
YouTube docu ‘Life in a day’
On the 25th of July thousands of people from all over the world uploaded movies about their lives to YouTube. They all collaborate on the movie ‘Life in a Day’, a historical experiment to create a movie about one single day on earth. Out of more then 80.000 sent in videos, with more than 4,500 [...]
A decade of online video
by Carlos García Moreno-Torres 2010 has finished, and yes, this is a big deal for Online Video; for such a young thing, every turn in the calendar is, and this is a big turn in the calendar. Not only a year, but a whole decade comes to an end, and looking back we can see [...]
Online video and 3D
by Carlos García Moreno-Torres Ever since Avatar came out 3D seems to be the magical word that makes any movie a blockbuster. All of a sudden, the audiovisual entertainment industry (films, TV and videogames) has been trying to convince us that a 2D world doesn’t make sense anymore, releasing all kind of 3D products, from [...]
Youtube and Guggenheim; A perfect marriage?
by Carlos García Moreno-Torres There’s no doubt that the most recognizable name worldwide when talking about online video is Youtube, and when talking about modern and contemporary art, Guggenheim is one of the top institutions and brands. We also know, although slow changes have begun in the last few years, that museums are often closed, [...]