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#009 - Re:Assemblies of Video
28.02. - 02.03. Lüneburg, Germany
Izmir University of Economics
Department of Cinema & Digital Media: Sounds, Images, Cultures II Department of Media & Communication, Film Option: Film Studio II and Senior Project II
0912 - New article: Was ist Medienkunst? / What is media art?(de) (en) (tr)
0612 - WEBDOCS Workshop IstanbulYouth Mode Istanbul and Documentarist
0512 - Video Vortex Zagreb: The inner life of video spheres
An online video is never existing alone. The video is presented inside a webpage, a browser. A text adds a title, comment, tag. Another video is suggested aside, etc. What appears as a link or tag is the existence of at least a pair. This other part appears to be there at the same time as well as any time. It is a juxtaposed pair building a common space. If we display a video with its timeline, then the juxtaposed others or objects are creating another axis or dimension. We just need to think of a flow of images which expands not only in time but also each frame expands in a space beyond the two-dimensional screen. There is a multiplicity of screens connected to the one screen viewed at a specific moment. In a Sloterdijktian sense a complex ecosystem, an artificial sphere of existence with protective walls and elaborate systems of air conditioning. Such an ecosystem redefines the aesthetics and structures of moving images. It aks for a new set of descriptive and analytical tools, another kind of theory. In his now classic text “On Video” from 1989 Roy Armes sees video as the “final link” in a complex chain of developments in both image and sound reproduction. In 1993 Sean Cubitt notes in “Videography”, that there will never be a theory of video: “Not being really a simple and discrete entity, video prevents the prerequisite for a theoretical approach: that is, deciding upon an object about which you wish to know.” Tom Sherman on the 2nd Video Vortex conference in 2008 describes video as “a liquid, shimmering, ubiquitous medium that absorbs everything it touches.” Video has gone historically from nearby opacity to a “total” transparency. It has become absolutely invisible. It seems that there is no explicit video theory, which handles video on its own basic substance. Like video vortex there are series' of practices reflecting on video, but still there is not a discipline called video studies or online video theory. In this presentation I will develop a way of describing and reflecting local and complex “atmospheric conditions” related to video and its spheres. Therefore localizing what might be in my opinion a kind of online video theory.
April 2012 - North Aegean NarrativesCreative Documentary Workshop in Adatepe
January 2012 - Mode Istanbul Creative Documentary Workshop
November/December 2011: CILECT Conference Prague
August 2011: We(Gulden, Miyav, Pepe & Andreas) are moving our house - new location: Bademler/Urla (info)
"Video Spheres and Bubbles" - Public lecture
@ Sanata Dharma University Yogyakarta, Monday, July 18th -
05/30/11 The CARMEN video is online. Thanks to everyone for their great efforts.
19. April 2011: Out now
1st Symposium of Art and Design Education
"Past, Present and Future"
03/11 "Fernsehrauschen" for 22nd International Ankara Filmfestival
03/11 "Touch, Jump and Dance"
Interactive Video Workshop @ 22nd International Ankara
03/11 Festival Screening Teslimiyet,
03/11 Moderator of Country Reports @ Video Vortex VI
Article: Frames within Frames –
Windows and Doors.
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