Kreider, Kristen and O'Leary, James. 2006. Cell. [Art Object]

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Item Type:

Art Object
Creators: Kreider, Kristen and O'Leary, James
Abstract or Description:

Integrating performance, moving image and installation art techniques, Cell explores issues around haptic visuality and drawing within digital aesthetics. First, a simple performative act – the turning of a circular floor in the site of an old bank vault – is recorded onto digital video tape. The image of the performance, displayed on a computer monitor, is subsequently re-recorded multiple times, thereby ‘degrading’ the image. This generates haptic quality to the resultant series of screen images. This series of images is then used to performatively construct a line drawing – a geometric ellipse – embodying, over time, the ‘degradation’ (i.e. emergent hapticity) of the screen image. The resulting 6-channel video and sound installation was exhibited as part of the ArtX Contemporary Art Exhibition in Japan.

Official URL: http://www.kreider-oleary.net/works/#/cell/
Additional Information:

Video installation at Art X Contemporary Art Exhibition (Toyama, Japan, 2006).

Keywords: Cell, Kreider and O'Leary, Kreider, O'Leary
Departments, Centres and Research Units: Art
Event Location: Toyama, Japan
Item ID: 21216
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2017 14:32
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2017 14:32



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