John Baldessari will most likely be remembered as “the guy who put dots on peoples faces”. That’s what he says himself in this highly entertaining video biography full with with information about the legendary American artist. His own wish was that the commentary should be spoken by Tom Waits and his wish came true. Please enjoy six dense minutes about the man, his workplace, his art and his heritage. And why he burnt all he ever made in 1970. Read more →
I have always been interested and fascinated by projections and screens in public space. Not the usual tv in a metro which shows news but visual elements that change the environment and use them as integral part. Back in 2007 I wrote about my friend Frederic Eyl who invented the “parasite”, which can be placed at the outside of a metro wagon and projects on the outside wall so travelers see the visuals from the inside.
In 2001 I was witness to one of the most impressive projects, a whole house as a screen, using single windows with lamps behind as digits! Blinkenlights took place the first time in Berlin at Alexanderplatz, watch a video documentary:
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Furry aliens, cut off arms, explosions, a couple laying in the grass – Kazka is a comic with strong pictures and a dark story without words. To me, it seems somewhat familiar, maybe because it reminds me of Jean Giraud and although I am not super excited I kind of like it. Check it out here and come to the release party on sunday at Yaam, 7pm Read more →
Next friday I’ll be playing at an event with some legends from the 60ies Fluxus art movement. I am thrilled! Come around to see Ben Patterson, one of the Fluxus founders, Iput, Eric Andersen and Willem de Ridder at the … Read more →
brut, das Koproduktionshaus Wien, sucht eine/n Leitende MitarbeiterIn im Bereich Kommunikation, Schwerpunkt Pressearbeit, Vollzeit Via einer Mailingliste hat mich dieses Angebot erreicht, dass ich hier gerne posten wollte, da ich glaube, dass meine Blogleser genau das richtige Publikum für diese … Read more →
Gestern war ich auf der Animago Conference und der anschließenden Verleihung des Animago Awards. Animago bringt Spezialisten aus der Animationsfilm- und Special Effects Szene zusammen und zeichnet herausragende Arbeiten aus. Ein richtig guter Nachmittag im Potsdamer fx Center mit erhellenden … Read more →
Purpular ist eine ganze Menge: Kreativnetzwerk, Ausschreibungsplattform, Agentur, Marktplatz. Fast könnte man etwas Sorge bekommen dass die Mannheimer etwas zu viel wollen, aber die Liebe zu ihrem Produkt und ihrer Idee macht das wieder wettLinda Dröge hat die Seite im … Read more →
I gotta say, I reignited my love for filmmaking. Documenting nice stuff with my camera and cut it together nicely (which usually takes more time than expected). So, here are the videos I shot within the last three weeks: A … Read more →
Unfortunately, this is only an interaction mockup. But hell, what a great idea! The American designer Gerg Werk put together an ideal digital system to install in clubs so DJs would only have to bring a flash drive with their … Read more →
A short talk about the style of the Location and the festival itself and its importance to Picnic10. Also a teaser for my upcoming movie summary of this year’s Picnic. Stay tuned!