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http://strangedays-memoriesofthefuture.com/

I’m still reflecting on the video works presented at the “Strange Days: Memories of the Future” , the exhibition curated by Massimiliano Gionni, the artistic director of the New Museum in New York, who brought those film and video installations by twenty-one of today’s most radical image makers to the Store X in London.

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The Barbican – Richard Mosse Interview from Christie on Vimeo.

 

https://www.barbican.org.uk/artgallery/event-detail.asp?ID=19949

http://www.richardmosse.com/projects/incoming#

I was struck by the visual effect of a military thermal camera used in this video installation by an Irish artist Richard Mosse and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten. It anonimised and dehumanised the victims of Syrian crisis even further, stripping them of their individuality, presenting them as bodies and numbers in cold monochrome. Yet it also brought their aliveness out in an incomparable way. Sensitive to heat, this heavy-weight camera accentuates or invades the spirit of life and conflict more than any other technique could. Shots taken from great distances let us, the Western Audience, surveil the movements of people and events unfolding on the shores thousands of kilometers away from us.

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http://www.team-lab.net

http://www.derbyquad.co.uk/exhibition/teamlab–what-a-loving-and-beautiful-world.aspx

“Lose yourself in teamLab’s immersive lightworks. Outside on solid ground, real-world Japan takes some adjusting to. It’s quite easy to leave your mind behind amid the make-believe, where time, space and worry are dropped and imagination roams free” – Elly Parsons, Wallpaper Read More