Known for spending hours in libraries and scouring the Internet, it makes perfect sense that Jef Geys, would source the work of iconic Iranian artist, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian and invite her to join him in a joint exhibition at Brussel's WIELS foundation.
CURRENT VIEWING: The World as Seen Through a Pelican in Plexi : Wiels,( Brussels) : Curated by Dirk SnauwaertSubmitted by Wayne on Mon, 2013-07-22 13:27.
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And so it begins. Gaga's taking back of the cultural moment. In Pop, Cultural Moments are so fleeting these day, maybe we should think of them more as Cultural Seconds. Given our cultural blip-sphere, where 1st week sales might be as good as it gets, you kind of have to admire the gifted megalomaniacs of our day who try to hew great moments …mass movements so to speak…out of a pop market atomized into millions of niche markets.
CURRENT READING: Florian Hecker:Chimerizations: DAP : Introduction by Catherine Wood. Text by Reza Negarestani, Stefan HelmreichSubmitted by Wayne on Thu, 2013-07-11 19:22.
This volume documents four sound pieces that dramatize auditory illusions, effectively composing within the relationship between our perception of pitch and the localization of sound, as we process the two in our auditory cortices. The pieces are partly transcribed using a form of notation called “typotranslation,” developed by Hecker at MIT.
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