Summarizing an image database into a single file, its image and its sound: Constant

Yesterday, the 25th floor of WTC, where I have my workshop next to Constant’s, was full of joy. The neighbors were having a TECHNO-GALACTIC WALK_IN CLINIC. One could walk in with all kinds of software and file-related problems. You were then taken into the clinic. Into file therapy. read more…

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The absolutely most amazing, or at least with the most humour, ‘stop motion by replacement’ artist is PES. I guess you already knew him but if you did not, I invite you to check out his work.

 

 

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A technically refined example op stop-motion by replacement: Paul Bush. This is a really fine movie by him.

 

 

Contributing to Afrikadaa – Unsettling Photocollections

In Afrikadaa I publish about the artistic search I conduct on the  19th century anthropometric photocollections : the search for the context, the search for the photomaterial itself, and, most of all, the sensitive questions on how to use, by whom, and how to speak of these unsettling images. read more…

Reproduction of a human zoo

Two Norwegian-based artists thought that the public should remember the ‘Human Zoo’ of 1914. For its hundredth birthday, they decided to reenact it. read more…

Artists – Romuald Hazoumé

From my point of view, one of the strongest contemporary artists is Romuald Hazoumé. His thematic is slavery, his medium the jerrycan. read more…

Doris Lessing

At this moment while I am reading Doris Lessings  Mara and Dann, very happy that I finally got a hold of that book, I hear that Doris Lessing died today at the age of 94. For me, she is the best writer ever and as she wrote a LOT, I still have a long list of her books that I need to read. read more…

Artists – Vincent Meessen

Many artists work or have worked about the colonial thematics. I need to mention Vincent Meessen now, because he has an excellent exhibition in Ghent, running until November 17, 2013. read more…

To know the pygmies V: through their art

The more sources I find, the more the series “To know the pygmies” becomes a story about the impossibility to  get any information not colored or filtered, or even invented, by Western authors. I have one more for you, a wonderful book about the textile art by pygmie women, a book that I marvel at but that is very incomplete at the same time. read more…