Love Oscillation exposes the different layers of meaning present in a seemingly innocuous original. Pornography was used as source footage, and its utilitarian focus becomes overshadowed by a play of tension, between what is shown and what is revealed. The work functions as a game of hide and seek between abstraction and figuration. The viewer […]
Devil Mixture (sound by Ekoplekz). Montage of effected footage from 70s Hammer Horror films ‘Blood Orgy of the She-Devils’ and ‘The Devil’s Own’ (aka ‘The Witches’), passing through several layers of processes and effects, being digitised and uploaded to the internet, downloaded, refilmed from the screen with in-camera effects, digitally edited and in parts datamoshed […]
Surrounded by desert, the city-dweller feels small and exposed. There is an uneasiness at such immensity, and intensity, of nature. The desert resists perspectival representation — until it is penetrated by that icon of ‘progress’, the Highway. It arrives pre-packaged with its own vanishing point and sculpturally minimalist aesthetic, inscribing the sandy void with the […]
Space Oddity (2012) continues Jai McKenzie’s ongoing research into un-built, propositional architecture of the mid 20th Century. Space Oddity features lighting elements and a large hand-made net, the pattern of this net is based on repetitive patterns the artist found in architectural drawings by Superstudio.
Ryszard Dabek, the instigator of the Re:cinema project will be visiting New York from 2 – 11 Feb 2013. He will meeting with MFA students at Parsons the New School on Monday 4 Feb and Wednesday 6 Feb and advanced BVA candidates on Thursday 7 Feb. during this time Ryszard will be promoting the project […]
A timelapse journey revealing a metropolis seemingly devoid of human presence. During the Vivid Sydney after-dark festival, this piece was rear-projected from inside the exhibition space onto a large shop window coated with Greek yoghurt in Sydney’s old Rocks district, providing an ephemeral screen by night. Part of Adam Sébire’s Roads to Nowhere (2012), a […]