It emphasises the use of ready to hand video technologies (for example a mobile phone) and simple online tools for the collection and curation of video into more complex works. The sorts of projects that the students make are observational and poetic, and provide a way to rethink a) some uses of content for the archive, b) a methodology for creating poetic works using similar tools but with more ‘informal’ material from Oz gathered using ready to hand technologies.
On Saturday night I had an opportunity to see the ‘dance’ group STREB in Pittsburgh. They are from Brooklyn and more in the space of body work and performance and physics and shock than dance in a traditional sense. It was interesting in terms of COz – the lines between performance and illusion, of technology and body, of the… Read more →