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Category: Art Notes 藝文談暢

談藝術,談創作,回顧周圍看向前望。Art reviews and art criticism. Review on reviews. Critique on the practice of criticism. Back story to a performance. Free associations with a novel. Observations on the current milieu of art and social life. …

One Take, many iterations (2000-2020), the morphing life of a moment 一鏡到底:迭代延綿(2000-2020)

One Take, many iterations (2000-2020), the morphing life of a moment 一鏡到底:迭代延綿(2000-2020)

Between 2000 and 2020, a 6'38" single-take video footage has been turned into a generative series of art moments crossing artistic genres -- from videography, vocalization, sound collage, performance, sound sculpture, back to videography -- all manifesting automatism as a principle, and improvization as a main artistic method. Only the maker Linda Lai herself could elaborate on this secret history of emergence.

WCH Assemblage #1: Automatism. One step forward. No Waste | 黃竹坑聚疊(一):不假思索。多走一步。總有點甚麼。
Longman Luk / Tool-Being (4):  Capturing and Presenting Panoramic Images with a consumer-level 360 camera 「工具在,我在」(四):周視全景的感官世界:篩選與縫合
Tate Kwan / Tool-Being (3): Play with ZOOM "errors" -- Video Materiality, Digital Intimacy 「工具在,我在」(三):遠程關係潛入 ZOOM 的回饋噪聲

Tate Kwan / Tool-Being (3): Play with ZOOM "errors" -- Video Materiality, Digital Intimacy 「工具在,我在」(三):遠程關係潛入 ZOOM 的回饋噪聲

In the third of a 4-part series of artists' writings in "Floating Teatime: Art Notes," “tool-being" (Graham Harman, Bruno Latour), Tate Kwan calls our attention to a common defect many have experienced on ZOOM meetings, which she turns into raw material for artistic creativity.

Abby Yuen / Tool-Being (2): Texture? Abstraction? It all began with my semi-analogue synthesiser  「工具在,我在」(二):抽象、質感,由造聲開始

Abby Yuen / Tool-Being (2): Texture? Abstraction? It all began with my semi-analogue synthesiser 「工具在,我在」(二):抽象、質感,由造聲開始

Second of the “tool-being'” series. What new insights would we have of our experiences if humans and tools/machines are understood as an assemblage, coming into the presence of each other to seek collaborative possibilities? Abby Yuen reveals how her abstract video of foams was the result of a sound machine she made.

Jaron Kuehmstedt / Tool-Being (1): OCTV – Open Circuit Television, interpolating CCTV 「工具在,我在」(一):「開」路電視打開了甚麼?
24 videographers / 29 Micro Narratives: Objectiles of Forms of Living, the "I" at work |29個微敘事:「我」,存活的體態步步延伸

24 videographers / 29 Micro Narratives: Objectiles of Forms of Living, the "I" at work |29個微敘事:「我」,存活的體態步步延伸

On 21 December 2022, 24 videographers from the Micro Narrative Laboratory presented 29 short pieces of videography enacting their presence... Varied voices. Contrasting disposition. A broad range of artistic and media resources… The works will stay on-site at Floating Projects on FOUR parallel screens 24-31 December.

Linda Lai / Emotions, Magic, Tool-being, Assemblage: Performative Videography, Micro Narratives 2022 寫情緒。玩戲法。工具在,我在。聚疊。2022微敘事選輯。抒演性錄像書寫
 Linda Lai / on Kimburley Choi's "A Story of One’s Own" 有關蔡穎儀的《我所知她們的私己事》
Wai-leung Lai / 與林建才閒談他的插畫路 And so we chatted, Kin-choi Lam and illustration art

Wai-leung Lai / 與林建才閒談他的插畫路 And so we chatted, Kin-choi Lam and illustration art

FP writer Wai-leung Lai was there as Kin-choi Lam set up his book launch event at FP, and started to traced his journey as an illustration-artist. 從業餘興趣成為終身志業,由摸索學習到邁步向前。貧瘠的藝術土壤上,一個青年畫家的成長歷程,據點作者黎偉亮用文字素描了一個他認識的林建才和他獨有的故事。

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