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The semester is now in week ten and today we had a critique of the prints we have produced todate . This was an interesting moment when we all became vulnerable  but on the whole it was more pleasure than pain and there was a wide variety of approaches to the task . The idea was to create a narrative and there were some very interesting insights . Digital photography two has taken me to a new view of the photographic world . The following are some shots of the day taken using available light with the iso at 1600 creating some grain but on the whole a pleasing result.

Another part of the critique was the artists statement and I have included mine for your edification it speaks of the many facets of art photography.

Work of Post-Art in the Age of Symbiotic Reproduction

The matrix creates, the empire permeates. In the trans-gender hallucination, art objects are resurrections of the iterations of the matrix — a matrix that uses the empire as a zeitgeist to materialize ideas, patterns, and emotions. With the synergy of the electronic environment, the matrix is superseding a point where it will be free from the empire to realize immersions into the ejaculations of the delphic hallucination.

Work of Post-Art in the Age of Symbiotic Reproduction

contains 10 minimal java engines (also refered to as “shopbots”) that enable the user to make audio/visual compositions.

measuring chains, constructing realities
putting into place forms
a matrix of illusion and disillusion
a strange attracting force
so that a seduced reality will be able to spontaneously feed on it.

Andrew Speers’s work investigates the nuances of surveilance cameras through the use of jumpcut motion and close-ups which emphasize the Symbiotic nature of digital media. Speers explores abstract and scenery as motifs to describe the idea of hyper-real hallucination. Using loops, non-linear narratives, and neo-fascist images as patterns, Speers creates meditative environments which suggest the expansion of space…

Written by Andrew Speers

August 31, 2010 at 11:28 am

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