VIS #4, 'Affecting Material and Technique', exposes artistic practices that enter into a critical and transformative dialogue with their tools, techniques and materials. Complex and entwined relationships emerge between artistic concerns and the tools, processes and techniques that form part of the practice in which those concerns are embodied.
TOOLS AS MATERIAL
In this exposition I wish to point to a type of artistic research evolving around development of technology as artistic material, as an extension to the condition of possibility for an artistic expression.
BODY FRAGMENTED – TEMPORAL EXPRESSIONS
In response to digital technology, new methods, thinking and aesthetics have emerged that challenge the way we design.
A PRINTING PRESS OF ONE’S OWN
A Printing Press of One’s Own (En egen trykkpresse) is a practical examination of the relationship between art and technique, hand and spirit, thought and printing ink. The project came out of an interest in the printed medium in a digital age.
PLAYING AGAINST THE CAMERA
In this essay I describe two projects within the field of visual art.
The goal of this work and of my research is to broaden our understanding of contemporary creative conditions in relation to how technologically constructed systems enable cultural production. The work explores specific systems and pushes the limits of their intended use.
Reclamation: Exposing Coal Seams and Appalachian Fatalism with Digital Apparatuses