My work which I have always viewed as installation is increasingly more interested in Light, colour and structure.
My experimentation with light is one of the newer developments, first taking the form of light boxes and now miniature spinning led pieces. I plan to exhibit these experiments as one piece in "Persistence of Vision". I have found myself more and more drawn towards artists like Dan Flavin and olafur eliasson who really interrogate the experience and viewing of a piece.
Takeshi Murata produces extraordinary digital works that refigure the experience of animation. His innovative practice and constantly evolving processes range from intricate computer-aided, hand-drawn animations to exacting manipulations of the flaws, defects and broken code in digital video technology. Whether altering appropriated footage from cinema (B movies, vintage horror films), or creating Rorschach-like fields of seething color, form and motion, Murata produces astonishing visions that redefine the boundaries between abstraction and recognition.
Cory Arcangel would be one artist I would be quiet interested in at the moment.
His work explores the relationship between technology and culture. He often appropriates elements from online/digital culture by re-using photoshop gradients, hacking games and using youtube videos.
Printed this image out in archive quality ink and paper. Looks really nice, pigment is really great, cant wait to print out the rest.
Created through converting the raw data into sound, applying very specific sound manipulations and then exporting back as image.
Interesting thing I came across. Back in WWI the British Navy employed an Artist Norman Wilkinson to design patterns that would confuse the enemy's perception of your ships speed,direction and distance. It consisted of a complex pattern of geometric shapes in contrasting colours, interrupting and intersecting each other.
The technique was called Dazzle camouflage but commonly known as Razzle Dazzle.
I threw this on while eating my dinner not knowing what to expect and was happily surprised.
There are some great references to really interesting congnitive science concepts in here!
Still a bit rough around the edges but a few more dabs of paint and a good strong water-based varnish and it should be good to go. Once that done ill collect the crate and ship it up for the show in The Joinery
I have been looking at many works by various Op Artists. I used to dismiss op art as one-offs and one liners but how wrong was I. Very interesting work which relates to the eye/mind link, psychology and many modern aspects of science.
Links very strongly to my recent video work. (example lower down in post)
Artist, conversational addict,