EYE Researchlabs 2019-2020
draft text for EYE
(copied from Elysa's wiki)
We are living in anxious times. According to Mayan culture the world should have ended in 2012 and what we have been living in since has just been a strange shadow of the reality that once was. Some say we experience reality as a mere simulation, a world where our experiences have no referents, others say it’s late-stage capitalism and global warming that have created these feelings of anxiety throughout the globe. But are we part of a collective or do we all have a separate understanding of What Is (Not)?
Twenty artists from the Piet Zwart Institute each have their own dialogue with reality. The real is not necessarily what you think it is. The nature of (un-)reality is unstable, transformative, absurd, invisible, and unreliable. In this one hour program the Piet Zwart Institute artists present their own moving image pieces that relate to that What Is (Not) and will open your eyes to the illusions of reality.
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- Two friends hanging out with a night vision cam.
- Sentence from thesis research: A gaze that is not a look, but a stare. A gaze that is not only observing but invading.
- internal reflection (working title only)
- abstract experimental film
Yu-Ching NOW- A movie last forever
- A film projection installation that combines real-time webcam footage. A real-time film projection with the synthesis of the found footage on the global open network of webcams and instantaneous footage was taken by situ camera. The aim of this project is to discourse the concept of time in a film. By introducing the idea of a real-time movie, the audiences could immerse themselves in a screening experience that subverting the traditional concept of time in a film. Can a movie present now? The time of the thing to be photographed, the act of filming and some storylines(except for futuristic films) in a majority of movies was past tense. For instance, the story became past fragments after the shooting, postproduction, and screening. I would like to dislocate the concept of time in a movie, merging the multi-location footage into one screen in order to shift the timeline of film production and storyline into the present. In this sense, the movie here is not served as a recorder but a medium projects the present.