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“The cinema is the art of ghosts, a battle of phantoms… it’s the art of allowing ghosts to come back.” Jacques Derrida Inspired by Victorian spirit photographs, this tableau vivant explores the act of mediation that is involved in the digital image making process. Taking the role of a techno-medium, I channel messages from film and […]

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Turple: a celebration of Alan Turing

This short film was created for the  Decode / Recode exhibition, which is in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing and launches the University of Salford’s new MediaCityUk building. Maryclare Foá’s text acknowledges the ongoing influence on contemporary technology by the tortured genius cryptographer, whose sinister demise from a bite into a […]

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Nathalie Djurberg: A World of Glass

Swedish sculptor Nathalie Djurberg’s installation A World of Glass is on at the Camden Arts Centre until 8th January 2012. In this installation her disturbing stop motion animations play at either end of a room filled with glass: the translucency of this material echoing the translucency of projected light and yet contrasting with the fleshy, […]

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Mat Collishaw, Throbbing Gristle, 2008

Mat Collishaw’s show Shooting Stars at the Haunch of Venison in 2008 explored the legacy of Victorian imaging technology in our parallel era of rapid technological development. The most powerful presence in the show was Collishaw’s contemporary zoetrope, Throbbing Gristle, featuring small  characters created through rapid prototyping that appeared to come to life under the flickering […]

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Tabaimo Interview

I first became aware of the work of Tabaimo after her Boundary Layer exhibition at the Parasol Unit last year. In her work, unsettling animations are projected across several walls or custom-built spaces to form a continuous image. Tabaimo’s installations uncover the shadow image of conventional domesticity, such as Japanese Kitchen, 1999, or public spaces such as […]

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