TOMORROW IN THE MAILBOX

BACKGROUND The project is an attempt to apply the agents mentioned in research paper on strategies in arts to create new attentional forms.  A previous work, Tomorrow in a Glass, is selected and reworked to include agents including concrete & defamiliarization, chance & indeterminacy and breaking the fourth wall. The original version of the work …

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Unique agents in art to activate new attentional forms since 20th century as media archaeology

In his works, Bernard Stiegler proposed the bifurcations of every kind as an act to resist the broad production in economic and political rationality induced by digital grammatization (i.e. the process of recording, reproducing, discretising and spatialising the mental temporal flows of people), that limits imaginations.  Stiegler named works of art as one of the …

SOME INTERFERENCE

#passageoftime #experimental #sound #performance BACKGROUND In a joint exhibition of action "Some Interference", together with three artists, we transformed the act of creation into live performance in a black-box theatre.  Each of us performed with a specific medium - Francis Yu with painting, Lai Chun Ling with performance and videography, Kenny Mok with photography and myself with …

A poetic memory-scape composed by Chou Tung-Yen with decorporealized bodies in expanded cinema

Dec 2016 Inspired by Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca’s work Nocturne of the Emptied Space, Chou Tung-yen began a three year journey with his team to experiment and stretch the possibilities of space, memory and performance with technology. The first edition of performance piece Emptied Memories was shown in 2011, then performed in in Taiwan and China from …

017: Concept development iv

Depends on the opacity of the materials inside the storm glass, 4 types of weather can be predicted - with light, with haze, with rain, with wind. The videos clips related to the 4 different weather conditions varied from text, lyrics, landscapes, cityscapes, nature, objects…  The color of the clips are manipulated to adapt to …

019: Connecting with weather (storm glass)

Finally decided to use webcam instead of DSLR, resolution is good enough, while the setup can be sleeker and less complicated. The feed looks better in dark condition with black background, small light is needed to attain better visibility; while under bright light condition, the feed is more clear but less elegant. Testing: https://youtu.be/lXqcgJtDTIg   020: …

018: DSLR live feed attempt

Setup DSLR for getting live feed of storm glass, using freeware Canon2Syphon and Syphon, but not successful. Able to get live feed from DSLR to Mac Able to connect feed to Canon2Syphon (once) Cannot link with jitter object     019: Connecting with weather (storm glass)  

021: Color references

Reference colors of the weather Rain (Ride, Lana Del Rey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Py_-3di1yx0) Storm (Tropico, Lana Del Rey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwuHOQLSpEg) Sunny (Summertime Sadness, Lana Del Ray https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVjsGKrE6E8) Haze (Freak, Lana Del Rey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jq30l5-vBbo)     022: The clips