Joel Kuennen wrote a gracious article about DINCA Vision Quest 2012 and the state of new media art, published by Art Slant. The article provides an overview of the 2012 Vision Quest and highlights the work of Sabrina Ratte, Shana Moulton, Neil Ira Needleman, and Bobby Abate, plus more. Read the article here.
Robert Todd, 2012, USA, 16mm, 62 min, color, sound Master Plan (2012) is a feature length documentary about home ownership and housing in America, yet on a deeper level it serves as an allegory of how a domestic space exists as an inspirational blueprint for our everyday life. Aesthetically, the film is an interesting hybrid […]
In Michael Bay’s 2007 film Transformers, product and person are a shared entity – consumer machines are not tied to any producer, no labor, and no market value. The Autobots and Decepticons instead act as dueling gods. The role of humans, in this late-Capitalist scenario, is completely detached from manufacturing, production, or the assembly of […]
CAPTCHA / Chapter Two, Gabrielle de Vietri, 2012, video, 8 min, color, sound Gabrielle de Vietri’s CAPTCHA / Chapter Two (2012) is a salacious, sexy sequel to CAPTCHA (2010). Regarding story, the first chapter of de Vietri’s Captcha series was a clever yet discursive journey, whereas this second chapter is a love story, focusing on the protagonist Desmodowe’s inner-and-outer […]
Hyper Geography from Joe Hamilton on Vimeo. Hyper Geography, Joe Hamilton, Australia, 2011, video, 1 min, color, sound As we wend our way through Hyper Geography (2011), we see a floating iPhone o’er an icy landscape; a USB storage stick hovers in a valley; it’s an amalgamation of the digital experience, the material experience, and the natural experience […]
Undergrowth by Robert Todd 2011, 12 min, 16mm, color & b/w, sound Feathers, foliage, flowers, tree bark. Through the eyes of a blind owl, Robert Todd’s Undergrowth (2011) saunters through the woods, craws under brush, climbs trees and branches, and channels the Great sentient Spirit of the woods. Undergrowth played in one of the best programs […]