Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Sunday, October 13, 2013

What is Video Installation Art Anyway?

That's a good question. What do you think it is? Your job is to look at the following examples and write a comment what YOU think video installation art is.

1.) Ever is Over All, 1997
Audio-video installation
Installation view, computer simulation
Artist: Pipilotti Rist:

2.) Video Installation, 2010
Sanata Cruz, Bolivia
A black box the size of a room full of glass mirrors on both sides. A series of wooden slats are together almost like figures on a stage between the mirrors.

Artist: Sonia Falcone:

3.) Off With Their Heads, 2007

Seven Screens,  

Artist: Diana Thater:

4.) The Crown Fountain, 2004
Crown Fountain Public Art Video Installation
Millenium Park in Chicago, Illinois

Artist: Jaume Plensa:

5.) As Above, So Below, 2011
Dumbo Arts Festival - Immersive Surfaces

Artist: Sina Taherkhani:

6.) Canal Elmurrial, 2011

7.) Array, 2013

Artist: Pablo Gnecco:

8.) Chiral, 2010

Artist: Robert Seidel:

9.) Critical Topographies, 2013

Artist: Kristen Walsh:

We will be making our own Video Art Installation. This means we will first make a video collaboratively as a class. We will also building an installation using sculptural forms created out of paper and other objects. Here are some examples of installations built out of paper and cups:

Wendy Plomp:

Tara Donovan:

Kyosuke Nishida and Brian Li:

Chris Palme

Richard Sweeney