1970s

Doorway to Heaven

“Akşamüstü altıda Venedik’in tahta kaldırımının karşısındaki stüdyomun kapı aralığında durdum. Göğsüme iki canlı elektrik teli bağlarken birkaç kişi beni izliyordu. Teller cızırdayıp patladı, beni yaktı ama akıma kapılıp ölmekten kurtuldum.”… Read More »Doorway to Heaven

Aaron

  [1] Tarihte en uzun süre geliştirilen bilgisayar programlarından biri olan AARON, yapay zekâlı sanatçı, Harold Cohen’in 1970’lerin sonlarından itibaren sürekli uğraştığı bir projesiydi. Bir dizi çizginin… Read More »Aaron

CyberRoberta

CybeRoberta insan performansı ile telerobot arasındaki sürekliliklerin örneğidir. Bu çalışma, Hershman’ın 1970’den itibaren kendi insan alter-egosu Roberta Breitmore’la ilgili olarak yaptığı,  yirmi yıl boyunca elektronik… Read More »CyberRoberta

Vladimir BONACIC G.F.E.

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Allvision

AllVision01.jpgExploring the medium since the late 1960’s, Steina and Woody Vasulka’s inventive exploration of the new technology coined them as the pioneers of the video arts. The artistic married pair found their inspiration with experimentation of the technology of the moment and social issues of their time. In 1976 Steina (who only goes by her first name) brought her work Allvision to life, born from her research of perception. The installment bears two cameras facing each other on a horizontally rotating axis, in the middle stands a mirrored sphere.  The two cameras, on a turntable, slowly orbit the mirrored sphere. Each camera visualizes one half of the reflected space, making the whole space observable as both cameras’ visual were transmitted to four monitors. [1]

Times Square

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Amidst the busy crowds and bustling traffic, people walking in New York Times Square can easily become lost in the various sounds. But if someone… Read More »Times Square

Interactive Paper Systems

Sheridan%20Interactive%20Paper%20SystemsIn 1969, art historian and media theorist Jack Burnham approached artist Sonia Sheridan about participating in an exhibition he was organizing at the Jewish Museum in New York for the following year. The exhibition, entitled “Software,” exposed the public to a wide variety of perspectives concerning the functional applications of information processing systems. 


Sheridan’s installation consisted of the new 3M color-in-color photocopying machine, which the audience was permitted to interact with and make their own instant images.  On working with this medium, Sheridan has stated, “It is obvious that this work process becomes another kind of time for the artist as the distance from conception to conception is reduced to minutes and objects change as rapidly as thinking allows.”

Installation view at opening of Software exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York, 1970.  Image from exhibition catalog.  Photo:  Shunk-Kender.

Interactive Paper Systems

Sheridan%20Interactive%20Paper%20SystemsSheridan’s Interactive Paper Systems was part of Jack Burnham’s 1970 Software exhibition. The artist offered attendees the ability to experiment with two instruments produced by the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (3M): the Thermo-Fax machine and the Color-in-Color copier. The work enabled the audience to experience working with new graphic tools that would lead to greater awareness about the creative possibilities afforded by rapid methods of production. In her words, “It is obvious that this work process becomes another kind of time for the artist as the distance from conception to conception is reduced to minutes and objects change as rapidly as thinking allows.”

Allvision

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A better article on Allvision is here Allvision – Marita Steina (1976) Before inventing Allvision, Marita Steina studied art and music in Prague, Czechoslovakia. As… Read More »Allvision

Aspen Movie Map

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Vladimir BONACIC G.F.E.

“One of the most interesting aspects of this work [in Galois fields] is the demonstration of the different visual appearance of the patterns resulting from the polynomials that had not been noted b

VideoPlace

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A new kind of interaction: interaction with a shadow of other people.

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Videoplace

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In the video Myron Krueger explains the Videoplace installation.