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“Similar Images, Associatively, Transparent GIF” by Sebastian Schmieg

7 July, 2014 by

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“Similar Images, Associatively, Transparent GIF”
by Sebastian Schmieg
Netherlands, 2011, 1 min, video, silent

Search by Image is a series of algorithmic and experimental videos analyzing Google’s image search function of the same name.” (S.S.)

More:
Artist talk with Sebastian Schmieg
Interview with Sebastian Schmieg

POETRYTHREATS.com by Tim Grover, 2014

2 June, 2014 by

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POETRYTHREATS.com
by Tim Grover

POETRY THREATS is a web-based project by Tim Grover, a Chicago-based new media artist, which aims to “reclaim certain ‘threat’ words monitored by the DHS on social media sites. Users have a chance to take these words and turn them into art through the virtual magnet poetry board.”

The above image is a poem I generated/made using the website. It’d be great if the project offered more pronouns, verbs, conjunctions, and so forth, to augment the poetic potentials of the project; the selection of connective magnetic words unrelated to the DHS keywords is somewhat scant, therefore you find yourself looking for a pronoun like “her” to no avail, but the limitations do provide an interesting challenge and make the final outcome more cryptic.

You can create a poem of your own, or check out previous submissions at: http://poetrythreats.com/

Rick Silva for Parallelograms.info

21 April, 2014 by

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Check out Rick Silva‘s new browser-based video installation for http://parallelograms.info/ featuring a levitating tent.

View the piece here.

“Parallelograms is an online artist project exploring the relationship between images and interpretation. Invited artists are given a set of images taken from deliberate web searches and asked to create a web-specific piece in response to one of them.”

Finder Fantasy (2013) by Emilio Gomariz

15 January, 2014 by

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Emilio Gomariz
Finder Fantasy
London, England | 2013 | 1 min | video | sound by Yoshi Sodeoka

A lurid, phantasmagorical fantasy featuring Apple’s spinning finder wheel.

Vine Roundup: Vision Quest 2013

16 December, 2013 by

Protip: play each vine with audio.

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Vision Quest 2013 — Mark Your Calendars, Nov 21–23 at MANA Contemporary

9 November, 2013 by

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VISION QUEST 2013
November 21–23 2013 at Mana Contemporary
2233 S. Throop St. Chicago, IL, 60608 (map) — 7pm
Curated by Andrew Rosinski & Fern Silva

Aloha folks, mark your calendars for Vision Quest 2013 — which is less than two weeks away — and will feature an abundance of new media art, video art, internet art vids, and avant-garde film, with subsequent new media performances and after parties.

This years festival will run Thursday–Saturday (11/21-11/23) featuring work by Ben Russell, Laida Lertxundi, Kim Asendorf, Rick Silva, Anthony Antonellis, Bunny Rogers, Darja Bajagic, Alexandra Gorczynski, Shana Moulton, Trisha Baga, Kerry Laitala, Michael Robinson, Sabrina Ratté, Tomonari Nishikawa, Stephanie Barber, Theodore Darst, Jennifer Chan, Chris Collins, Andrew Lampert, Deborah Stratman, Leslie Thornton, and many more.

Real-time A/V performances will feature Nick Briz, A Bill Miller, James Connolly, Jon Satrom & Ben Syverson, and an open call NO-MEDIA performance.

After parties will be DJed by Sich Mang, DJ BLACKTWITTER, and Violet Systems.

Soon our VQ micro-site will launch and will include all of the program information, we’ll keep you posted.

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Wishing Well.biz by Jonas Lund, 2013

15 October, 2013 by

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WishingWell.biz
by Jonas Lund

An online Wishing Well made in collaboration with Harm van den Dorpel. Sound effects by Ashiq Jahan Khondker. Adding a coin to the wishing well is easy, by first paying for the coin you wish to add to the well with Paypal. The coins ranges from a US quarter to a 100 Yen coin. — J.L.