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James Kalm, the guy on the bike, takes us on a YouTube video tour of Linda Post's exhibition at artMovingProjects in NY. I liked the exhibition, especially the video of hands building a stone fence, projected onto an artificial stone fence (made of old TVs), and also the recursiveness of this YouTube--including a wandering POV of a wandering POV of a cornfield. Goodbye, nature.

Artist and co-gallerist Aron Namenwirth's post on the show is here.

In the interests of disclosure I'll be doing something at the gallery next month and with luck I'll get an even more recursive YouTube.

- tom moody 4-16-2007 11:00 pm [link]



Faux-Modernist Sculptures from Random Plastiform Dripping

Roxy Paine SCUMAK

Roxy Paine SCUMAK 2

Roxy Paine, SCUMAK (Auto Sculpture Maker), 1999 (hairy jpegs from gallery website)


Albin Karlsson

Albin Karlsson, 2007 (?): "A machine in the roof rotates with a speed of one revolution per hour. Every minute it let one gram of hotglue drop down on the floor.During time a sculpture takes form." [via VVork]

- tom moody 4-16-2007 7:59 pm [link]



"Duo for Drum Machine and Softsynth" [mp3 removed]

This is in 3/4 time, not that that's that big a deal. I believe all classical music should henceforth be written with current instruments. And defaults. Tired of all these fossils in powdered wigs and their attractive young prodigy front persons. Ick. And no MAX/MSP, either. Put it all up front.

- tom moody 4-16-2007 9:10 am [link]



Clarifying something I posted a while back. This pattern, printed out on xerox paper, quilted with tape etc, is not a bar code. I wouldn't make art with the bar code. In case anyone thought it was.

waves 1

Buckyball B&W Pattern 7

- tom moody 4-15-2007 5:27 am [link]



At Diapason in midtown on Thursday, five analog synthesists concocted a fascinating sonic stew for Analogos, an ongoing series of live improvisational jams. This was Analogos 9; unlike 7, featuring small sets with different combinations of the musicians, this was two long pieces by all. The first stopped rather dramatically when a power strip blew (it sounded like an intentional climax), and the second built slowly to a nerve shattering asynchronous finale. For some reason I kept thinking of Ornette Coleman, mixed with the raucous boom of the Velvet Underground playing the psychiatrist's convention in New Jersey (footage of which recently surfaced on YouTube and it's basically metal machine music & Nico). Trying to figure out who did what in all the crisscrossing sound overlays presented a challenge, but one could safely guess that Kabir Carter's newish Moog and Moogerfooger pedals contributed some of the pure, forcefully detuned pitches, that Stefan and Sergei Tcherepnin's battered Serge modulars added a scratchy, popping-patch-cord frisson, that Ed Tomney's EMS Synthi spun out the distinctive whooshes and trilling sequences of that classic instrument--and to be honest, I knew when Michael J. Schumacher's Steiner-Parker Synthacon chimed in mainly because I had a good line of sight to him from my seat on the carpeted floor. It's sort of funny these days that tonality and anything digital could get you kicked out of any club but it's thrilling to hear these vintage sounds revving at full jet engine volume.

- tom moody 4-15-2007 5:09 am [link]



The gallery stable for Schmulke Bruengross looks interesting. I want to go there next time I'm in Munich.

- tom moody 4-15-2007 4:14 am [link]



Cindy Sherman vs T shirt ninjas

Untitled Film Stills, 1979:

sherman 1sherman 2
sherman 3 sherman 9sherman 10
sherman 5sherman 4
sherman 6sherman 8
sherman 7sherman 11


Webcam Ninjas, ca. 2002:














- tom moody 4-14-2007 8:57 pm [link]



"You Have No Choice (Speedy)" [mp3 removed]

- tom moody 4-12-2007 10:59 pm [link]