Marieke Istha on Tue, 27 Nov 2007 13:27:58 +0100 (CET)
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[Nettime-nl] This week: Video Vortex Workspace: Dominik Bartkowski
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Video Vortex Workspace: Dominik Bartkowski
During Video Vortex the Netherlands Media Art Institute reveals a new
identity as an experimental place presenting projects which demand
public participation, or: do it yourself, with others! In addition to
showing installations that already exist, various workshops and
presentations will be given in the WORKSPACE, especially set up for that
purpose. Each week a different organization takes charge of the
WORKSPACE, with projects in which you can join in and take part, from
free software to mobile telephone, video, napster and vlogging workshops.
November 27 - December 2
Dominik Bartkowski (F & PL), Bareback
The project deals with censorship and internet filtering, displaying how
censor ware works and how it generates and influences language on
sexuality, desire and lust. A movie generator and video editor show the
audience how censorship limits the vision and disclosure of desire. The
software is realized as a realtime-generated multimedia video
installation based on Linux, ffmpeg, mencoder and Python/PIL.
By deconstructing, morphing, overlapping video images coming from
different movies, we are trying to frame our dreams and communicate them
through You Tube or Flickr to people around us.
“Deconstructive editing”, is a software for the appropriation of video
materials that are downloaded and viewed through the network.
Deconstructing video images, combining them with texts, allows to
display information in a more individual way, open for a critical or
personal approach. It opens a door for a discussion in between, where,
filtered codified images and videos could express what the official flow
of information is omitting.
Dominik Bartkowski is present during opening hours of the exhibition to
show his project.
Opening hours: Tuesday through Saturday and first Sunday of the month,
1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Last week of the Video Vortex exhibition. The sequel Video Vortex.2
opens upcoming Friday December 7 at 5:00 p.m.
Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst
Montevideo/Time Based Arts
1016 EV Amsterdam
T 020 6237101
F 020 6244423
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