The Fringe of Symmetry

I found this videopoem through my friend Laura Mullen, who posted it on facebook. The video is inspired by the poem “Going West” by Maurice Gee. The video is sponsored by the New Zealand Book Council. Fasten your reader’s seat belt. Credits: Film for NZ Book Council Produced by Colenso BBDO and Animated by Andersen… Continue reading The Fringe of Symmetry

Emoticon by Eddo Stern

If this picture doesn't spook you enough, click on it and check out the video by Eddo Stern   [via Rhizome]

Categorized as Art, Video, Web

Never-ending Polaroid

Never-ending Polaroid from on Vimeo. From the threadless website: Bob Nanna: "Never Ending Polaroid" @ the Threadless Chicago Gallery During his "Never Ending Polaroid" project, Threadless staffer Bob Nanna has collected 500+ snapshots of various people including Steve Albini, Kim Deal, Mark Kozelek, Jack McBrayer, Fugazi, Jimmy Eat World, Blink 182, Shirley Manson, Butch… Continue reading Never-ending Polaroid

See the Voice: Visible Verse 2008

Pacific Cinémathèque and curator Heather Haley are seeking videopoem submissions from around the world for the annual Visible Verse screening and performance poetry celebration. Visible Verse is North America’s sustaining venue for the presentation of new and artistically significant videopoetry. Official guidelines: *  Visible Verse seeks videopoems, with a 15 minutes maximum duration. * Either… Continue reading See the Voice: Visible Verse 2008

Back to WordArt

Remember WordArt, the font font of the 90s? It’s back in Back to WordArt. Check out this fun 18 seconds by Berlin-based artist Mike Ruiz, a.k.a. Mikey Awesome. (via  rhizome)

The Kudzu Chronicles

Check out this video poem about rural Mississippi based on a text by Beth Ann Fennelly.

Categorized as Video


Watch Jim Lambie’s dream become real in this video. From the MoMA website: Color Chart celebrates a paradox: the lush beauty that results when contemporary artists assign color decisions to chance, readymade source, or arbitrary system. Midway through the twentieth century, long-held convictions regarding the spiritual truth or scientific validity of particular colors gave way… Continue reading ZOBOP! at MoMA

Frozen: Grand Central

Now THIS is why people want to live in New York. Get the low-down on this happening at the Improv Everywhere blog.

Categorized as Video


Via Wooster Collective:   Last November, Swoon, Chris Stain & The Polaroid Kidd joined together in Paris or a collaboration at the galerie LJBeaubourg.  Sofarida has put together a short video documenting the installation.

Categorized as Video

Peat’s Ode to Keith Haring

Check out Peat Wollaeger’s super tribute to Keith Haring, posted on YouTube.  (via Wooster Collective, time = 1:37)

Categorized as Video