Friday, June 12, 2015

British Scratch Video - 80s

Keen to exploit newly available video editing technology, between 1983 and 1986 an intimate group of London based artists began to experiment with pre-existing video footage recorded directly from television or ripped from other moving image sources. The Scratch Video collage style with its percussive montages, rhythmic or repetitious looping of images and use of graphical overlays and special effects can be identified as a direct response to the emergent malleability of the VCR format. (Read more +)

Monday, September 08, 2014

Video screening: MAES (Vitória/ES, Brazil)

Next weekend some of my video pieces will be projected on the facade of MAES, a leading arts venue in Vitória, the capital city of Espírito Santo State in Brazil. The screenings are part of a 24-hour art and culture festival that will kick off on Saturday afternoon and will go on until Sunday. It's going to be wild!