Exercise 2: Interpreting Video Art

My initial response to Sam Taylor-Wood’s Still Life (2001), 35mm film, single screen projection Continue reading “Exercise 2: Interpreting Video Art”

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Case Study: Interpreting Sound – Longplayer

Jem Finer (one of the founding members of The Pogues) is the creator of Longplayer. Longplayer is a one thousand year long musical composition. It began playing at midnight on the 31st of December 1999, and will continue to play without repetition until the last moment of 2999. Continue reading “Case Study: Interpreting Sound – Longplayer”

Exercise 1: The Fourth Dimension

Having studied a degree in Theoretical Physics I am familiar with the idea of time being relative (thanks Einstein!) and also some of the current debates in cosmology such as whether there was time before the creation of the Universe or whether time was created at the same time as space. It is also considered to be intrinsically linked to space but for some reason has different characteristics to space such as we are only able to travel in one direction in time but in both directions in space. Continue reading “Exercise 1: The Fourth Dimension”