failed memories, the 4th selection

12 11 2013

Here is a new selection from my ‘failed memories’. I have been starting to experiment with new solutions, like the ‘augmented portraits’.

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In these images I apply the notion or phenomenon of „ lack of time”. When I started to develop the ‘Failed memories’ series, my intention was to examine and involve  the notion of time as a factor into my images. To put it more simple, to visualise the factor and importance of time in the mechanisms of the memory, as  without time there is no memory.

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I wanted to create an algorithm which needs time to modify the image. More precisely in memory (=image) the traces of the passing of the time is visible. The characteristics of the feedback memory is attempted to be visualized, as it can be told that the process of melting is really similar sometimes, creating linear like visual elements. This is how I imagine the passing of the time in the operation of the memory.

Of course i’am working on some ‘classic failed memories’ compositions, here is a small preview:

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Murphy, the story of a fireman: Murphy was the best fireman in the city, he stopped all the fires, until one day there was a fire in his mothers house… 

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Jack and Jacob were friends for a long time. they spent their childhood together, they went to the same school, and finally they both became astronauts, but… but there was just one place left in the spaceship. 

 

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Neil and Perry aka the crossderessers

 

The full series are here and here.





Failed memories- getting closer

8 08 2013

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Solid afternoon.

 “These friends discussed Metaphysics all that afternoon, the discussion was too theoretical, so their memory was modified in a physical way.”

 
 

Here is the second collection of my “failed memories”, this time i used more geometrical modification and some fragmented glitch algorithm and less random fragments. Iam trying to concentrate more on the narratives and use the past stories of my own family to create these stories.

 
 

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Mr Stein’s fear
 

“He was a solid, well situated simple man. He went to church every day, when it was necessary. But one day he realised that he has doubts. “

 

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Eva’s glamour
 

“One day she wasnt able to drink water anymore, just champagne. But from the bubbles which is highly consists in the chaimpgne she become paranoid.”

 

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Samuels war.
 

“It was his war or her fiances war, doesnt matter right now, because he didnt come back anymore.”

 

The full collection is here.

 





from Pompidou with glitches

7 08 2013

Last week i was able to visit Center of Pompidou and see my creation in the show. It worked well, its time to think about the future of touch.GL.

Here are several images of the kids who visited the show at the last day.

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Touch.GL vs. failed memories

4 07 2013

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Iam experimenting with touch.GL and Failed Memories. Here are the first results. What i really like, is the way how i can have direct acces to the  composition, i mean i can use my own fingers to place the image errors. In the code i used many random parameters, so these compositions  are all unique, there is no undo and option to create the same transformation again. This is why i think touch.gl is a good tool, because iam spending more and more time to work on the composition side.

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wayne and joseph

“this memory was captured in 1976 when wayne and joseph decided to remain friends for the rest of their life. Unfortunately Joseph became unstabile and decided to stop all the relations with the external world. This transformation shows, how his memory changed after this crisis. “

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the story of billy





The Computer will run and my bird will fly…

9 05 2013

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When i have been begining to develop my birds and creatures, i did not think about the physical aspects of my work. Maybe i was waiting to a small “push”. But i got this support soon, from a fantastic curator, Nora O’Murchú. She invited me to exhibit on the show called “Run Computer Run” which takes place in Dublin.

here is a small text about the idea behind my work:

Creatures Creatures were created two years ago from artifacts. Creatures with human or animal-like outfit, though they are nothing else but well structured artifacts.

 Artifact The notion has multiple meanings. In my case it is interpreted as a technological and an archeological notion. All my artifacts are based on a collection of virtual errors. If these errors are rearranged, new forms are expected to be resulted, that could be considered as byproducts. The new forms are created by a human (by me), however, through a technological process. Due to their human or animal-like forms those humans who are watching them, are guided back to the real world. (This is the archeological aspect of the artifact.)

 Technology My technology is based on code, nodes, virtual digital technology. Usually I experiment with controllable random forms, i.e. with random artifacts. The result of the virtual digital technology will be always a computer artifact (digitally printed or screened two dimensional surface). To step forward (toward the state of the archeological artifact), this dimension should be left behind.

 Hello World This is the exit from the virtual world. There are many possible ways of becoming real: real can be experienced physically, measured in a real space with its dimension, surface, colour, shadow, reflection, odor, or touch. An automatized, “without human process” way (3D printer for example) could be used, too, but it doesn’t lead to an artifact in its archeological sense. What is need is to use my senses, hands and skills to form or shape the object (based on the computer’s artifact).

  Object This is the final result, made of material (stuff), built by me, hanging there as a bird (hanging as the gravity effects it). The object is exposed to light, inducing shadows. It is there, it is real, it is transubstantiated into an archeological artifact. The form is completely figurative.

 

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this is the first sketch, the installation right now under realisation, i will post few images soon…

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Disturbed gradients

3 05 2013

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Simple gradient studies. I have been experimenting with different methods, how to use a simple (2 components) gradient to generate more complex structures.

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Please Click on this image to see the full size (there is a really disturbing vibration) and use the magnify.

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Please Click on this image to see the full size (there is a really disturbing vibration) and use the magnify.

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(this one is not vibrating)





Failed memory of Leo & Pipo

14 01 2013

French artists Leo&Pipo have been asking me to participate in their collaborative project. Its an honour, because they are making really amazing collages and a lot of elegant street art stuff.

here is a small preview of their works.

My result is a kind of attribute of Leo&Pipo, adding some pop art cliches and a lot of random patterns. These random patterns are mostly memory glitches from my own taste, but i have been keeping the option to compose the image deeply.

here is the result:

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