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.
Assemblage at Floating Projects (FP Assemblage) started with two personal stories. Initiation of the Assemblage events are documented here in writing, on 14 July 2015, on the eve of FP1.0’s Grand Opening… (this version: updated May 2022 for D-Normal/V-Essay issue 5)
Part 4 of “tool-being” series, Longman Luk looks inside a 360 panoramic camera for the everyday consumer, to hack its customized functions, and to test its operational limits, which results in his videographic exercise presented at Micro Narratives 2022. A manifesto on his videography follows.
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.
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.
Following up on Micro Narratives 2022: the first of the “tool-being” series, featuring Jaron Kuehmstedt's OCTV – Open Circuit Television: a live video installation, which adopts graphic computing Max-MSP, twitch.tv and OBS (Open Broadcaster Studio)...
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.
29 short pieces of videography by 24 young makers enacting their presence, human-tool assemblage, and the making of experiences from fragments of attentive moments ...
*An interactive video archive installed at Floating Projects, 3-19 December 2022. (All videos subtitled in English) *Video Forum, 10 December 2022 (3:30-5:30pm), will feature Kimburley Choi and Fei-pang Wong, hosted by Linda C.H. Lai (conducted in Cantonese).
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。