I present what these relationships do, and mean for us, and are.
It elicits fluidly animated text as continuously shifting animations, varying characters and colors that float out from and around our movements, which in turn elicit fluid performances from us.
With enterperformers use their bodies to grab animated words that constantly run away from them on a large projection screen. Touch any one, and it stops, turns red, and recites spoken word in the space. Here participants literally use their bodies to chase after words, turn on a phrase, or reach for the end of a sentence.
Their rapid and jerky styles amplify how saying and doing, affection and reflection, are often one and the same.
Here an invisible and asymmetrical projection grid is saturated with trigger points, each activating animated text and spoken word as our bodies cross its path. Some letters are much more difficult to scribe than others, and many of the more complex characters contain echoes of simpler ones, in how we must move — making writing both difficult, and sometimes accidental.
The piece is less about accomplishing specific gestures, and more about encountering and rehearsing textual moving-thinking-feeling at large.
Body Language, as a collection of works, invites us to explore the reaches and limits of bodies and language, together, in order to better understand how they are formed, together. It poses a challenge to how bodies are mediated and re-mediated in contemporary culture by putting embodiment and signification on the same plane of existence.
And finally, it implicitly asks what is at stake in how we perform our bodies and our media. Each of the four electronic installations in the Body Language exhibition uses the moving-thinking-feeling body as an interface with language and technology.
Body Language made with openFrameworks production team:Artist Statement. Still Life 69 Daniel Kirchen and Nathaniel Stern, life, and what we value can be inaugurated or revived, transformed or amplified, via art, stories, writing, individuals, groups, material things, and more.
Nathaniel Stern, Milwaukee WI - Mentor. emily of new moon by montgomery, l. m. (lucy maud), to mr george boyd macmillan alloa, scotland in recognition of a long and stimulating friendship. Why Write an Artist’s Statement?
Writing an artist’s statement can be a good way to clarify your own ideas about your work. A gallery dealer, curator, docent, or the public can have access to your description of your work, in your own words.
Molly Gordon - How to Write and Use an Artist Statement Nathaniel Stern - How to Write an Artist Statement Header image from Eric Freeman's exhibition at Launch F Preface to the 'Home Education' Series.
The educational outlook is rather misty and depressing both at home and abroad. That science should be a staple of education, that the teaching of Latin, of modern languages, of mathematics, must be reformed, that nature and handicrafts should be pressed into service for the training of the eye and hand, that boys and girls must learn to write .
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