Here is another kind of art I like: the anonymous, the cobbled together, the hand-me down, the postscript, collaborations between strangers that marry together jubilantly, but don’t quite fit. Writer and art critic Olivia Laing, on how Derek Jarman mixed art, gardening, filmmaking and writing* I recently spotted an exhibition calling for videos featuring blue, […]
Category: Second Life
Articles about Second Life, many including the photography of Tizzy Canucci.
Triangles Are Not My Genre
And the festivals keep coming!
Even if art and film festivals are at a distance this year. The Anharmonic Film Festival is a new setup, but very much approaching this from an arts perspective rather than a filmmaking one. So it looks like it’s going to be much more about visual interpretation and ideas than story-lines, actors and technical perfection. […]
This Moment Brief, at Woolwich
New Art in Old Containers
Revised version, 2020 During summer 2020, Marina Münter’s exhibition Non-Perishable, of artwork in containers was shown again. It ws first at Art in the Park in June 2020, before being moved to Marina Münter’s own The G.B.T.H. Project, until 1st September 2020. The busy autumn I referred to in the original post in 2017 meant […]
Bare Face Challenge?
Came forth light
At 37Gb of data, two pieces of music, 60 pieces of video equating to 120 edits in 10 minutes and 13 seconds, statistically out of isolation came forth light was one of the most intense works I’ve made. But artistic expression is more than numbers. I’ve written previously about my thoughts on Isolation by CapCat […]
Flames Tear the Soul
Supernova Digital Animation Festival announced this year their ‘kicker line’ (to use a poetry term) would be ‘World on Fire’. In my usual way, I initially thought of pushing back along the lines of I Don’t Want to Set the World On Fire, as Benjamin, Durham, Seiler and Marcus put it. The most well known […]
Art, borrowing, and science
CapCat Ragu‘s exhibition, Isolation, at Ribong Gallery in Second Life, is the subject of this post. However, it’s prompted a lot of thought about how arts, humanities and the sciences are related, and in particular in the time of Covid-19. Several years ago, I read the introduction of Brian Massumi’s Parables for the Virtual as […]