Aurora Festival: Social Networks & Campfire Stories – Richard Wright

12.11.09
Bank of Time, Richard Wright, image courtesy of the artist APEngine talks to Richard Wright, who’ll be discussing networks at this year’s Aurora Festival in Norwich. Also taking part are Gareth Evans, Jem Cohen, Jamie King and Andrew Kötting. In the 90s you were making films -  for festivals and broadcast – and installation work – and started making ‘media art’: your Bank of Time screensaver, where ...
John Gerrard, Animated Scene

30.10.09
John Gerrard, Animated Scene John Gerrard’s Animated Scene was what impressed me most by far at this year’s Venice Biennale. The setting wasn’t bad either – in a warehouse on an island where water buses only do request stops. Three animated landscapes played on three large screens – created in Realtime, an animation software more usually associated with computer games, using Gerrard’s own photographic and video documentation of ...
Sebastian Buerkner now showing at tank.tv

07.10.09
Sebastian Buerkner, Identity Slice tank.tv  is currently showing a selection of Sebastian Buerkner’s animations. Although they flirt with 1970s references – evoking airbrushing and lava lamps – Sebastian’s films are the product of digital techniques, painstakingly assembled layer by layer in Flash. In works like Identity Slice (2007) and Frame Erasure (2007) flickers, fragments and glimpses repeat to form hypnotic loops while in Grey II (2008) ...