On Circularity

“In Stunned Man, the same actor destroys and reassembles apartments that are identical but reversed in two side-by-side projections. The continuously panning camera indicates that they are built into a circular set. At one point the two worlds connect, when the actor flings himself from one apartment into the other through their back-to-back bathroom medicine cabinets.” (The New York Times on Julian Rosefeldt‘s work)

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A Tool to Deceive and Slaughter

This artwork (by Caleb Larsen) is basically a black box that places itself for sale on eBay every seven days…

“Collector agrees that the Artwork will remain connected to a live Internet connection at all times, with disconnections allowed only for the transportation of the work from one venue to another.”

My Newspaper

My Newspaper is an art project by photographer Ivars Gravlejs:

“The project was realized during one year while I was working as a photoreporter in one of the main daily Czech newspapers – Deník. Everyday from photo editors and journalists I got several assignments to photograph events around Prague. Before sending photographs to the newspaper’s Photobank I quickly manipulated them in Photoshop. Originally idea was to change some little, unimportant details where the manipulation wouldn’t change much the content of the photograph, for example, adding some more buttons on writer’s Zdenek Mahler T-shirt or painting inscription – „Cunt“ on the brick wall. Although during the process it happened to make some more radical ones, for example, creating a traffic jam on the highway or cutting of singer’s José Carreras finger. The aim of this project was to make an absurd, nonsense manipulation over the media manipulations.”

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Dream Captcha

Dream Captcha, by Jeffery Augustine:

“The Dream Catcher belongs to the Native Americans who use it to capture negative energy and evil spirits during sleep. But now instead of wickedness, the Dream Captcha is protecting spam from reaching your brain and driving you mad”.

[via The Jailbreak]