Tag: video art

  • Interview and Woodcut Demonstration with Sun Xun

    Interview and Woodcut Demonstration with Sun Xun

    In January 2015, Xun Sun spent an afternoon at The Metropolitan Museum’s Astor Court to demonstrate his woodcut printmaking process in full–from painting to carving to printing–and talked about anachronistic mediums in his video art practice. There are several time-lapse vignettes that capture the changing day-light in the garden. Beautiful editing work by Yun Qiu.

  • Lu Yang: Arcade, published as Hyperallergic Essay

    The arcade is more than a place to play games. It promises a critical distance from reality, creativity independent of usefulness, and realms of fantasy that are “resistant, but not oppositional, in relation to the dominant societal logic,” as Graeme Kirkpatrick put it in “Aesthetic Theory and the Video Game.” Under its powerful reward system…

  • Cao Fei on La Town for Artforum 500 words

    曹斐近日在纽约Lombard Freid画廊展出新作《La Town》,40余分钟的定格拍摄影片全部由微缩人物与场景组成。在这个与现实比例为1:87的世界里,艺术家试图描摹一座城市的过往与命运。它反复在虫洞中迁徙至其他时空,逃避着记忆的捕捉,后在当代博物馆展览柜中被封存、展出、遗忘。

  • Seeing and Disbelieving: Chen Shaoxiong’s Ink Animation Videos

    Xin Wang, “Seeing and Disbelieving: Chen Shaoxiong’s Ink Animation Videos,” in Modern Art Asia Selected Papers Issues 1-8, edited by Majella Munro (West Sussex: Enzo Arts and Publishing, June 2012), pp. 213-224. Xin Wang essay on Chen Shaoxiong for Modern Art Asia http://www.chenshaoxiong.net/?p=1905 墨水东西/Ink Things,2007,水墨素描/Ink Drawing Since 2005, the now Beijing-based multi-media artist Chen Shaoxiong…