How Not to Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational .MOV File 2013 is a fourteen-minute, single-channel video projection. It consists of five chapters or lessons, each proposing ironic and often humorous ways in which an individual can prevent themselves from being captured visually by digital technology, and adopts the structure and tone of an instructional presentation.
Hito Steyerl, courtesy of Walker Art Museum. On publicseminar.org, McKenzie Wark writes about Hito Steyerl’s “new-classic” collection of essays, The Wretched of the Screen (2012). Next in our tour of new-classic works of media theory, after Jodi Dean and Tiziana Terranova, I turn to Hito Steyerl, and her collected writings The Wretched of the Screen (e-flux and Sternberg Press, 2012).
I like most of Hito Steyerl's works, whether it comes in the form of essays, video installation or performance lecture. The Wretched of the Screen is perhaps one of the references that I will be revisited again and again to gain a better critical understanding of image and contemporaneity.
Lubaina Himid is a British artist. She was born in Zanzibar in 1954 but moved to the UK with her mother when she was only four months old. Her mother was a textile designer. Growing up with a mother who was an artist taught her a lot. I was living with a woman who was constantly looking at the.
Hito Steyerl's Duty Free Art: Art in the Age of Planetary Civil War is out now and on sale for 50% off until January 1. The art world: “It is at once highly malleable and inert, sublime, dopey, opaque, bizarre, and blatant: a game in which the most transcendental phenomena are on collectors’ waiting lists,” writes Hito Steyerl.
But Hito Steyerl, the German artist and philosopher of our present technological debasement, has left the space largely empty, illuminated only by some lighting underfoot and three massive screens. In this inky vastness, you can remember that what’s now a palatial arts center was once meant for something else.
Hito Steyerl sphere as well. Video essays and experimental In Defense of the Poor Image Public ceremony organized by the mayor of Puebla, Mexico, to destroy pirated DVDs in circulation.. of friends and colleagues. With the possibility to stream video online, this condition started to dramatically change. An increasing number of rare.
Out of the ether: Hito Steyerl’s In Free Fall Hito Steyerl’s new video essay traces the uncanny half-life of global capitalism through the journey of an aeroplane chewed over by the movie industry. Daniel Trilling is mesmerised. Daniel Trilling Updated: 23.