As mentioned before, Alex and I wanted to recreate an Erwin Wurm sculpture titled “Confessional.” We made some modifications to our original plan due to trial and error with objects and monitors. For example, we tried using a sleeping bag as the object you stick your head into, but it was a bit formless and [...]
‘video sculpture’ Archive
I convinced Alex Vessels that we needed to reinterpret one of Erwin Wurm’s One Minute Sculptures for this assignment because I am obsessed with them them and have been thinking a lot lately about the body as a sculpture. We decided Confessional was our collective favorite.
Keeping in mind that these are little experiences for [...]
Re-edit with some quicker cuts:
check: other v2 from Sarah Dahnke on Vimeo.
Making a video self portrait is an incredibly self-indulgent exercise that could be layered with cheese, become too heady or too packed full of information to really resonate a point. When approaching this assignment I was aware of all of these issues, wanting to avoid them but also wanting to make a video that would [...]
I worked with Krystal and Jenine to create a single channel video, per our assignment. We immediately realized we were a unique group since we’re all performers (a rarity in collaborations at ITP), so we wanted to find a way to bring that element into our piece. We were having a hard time coming up [...]
Our light sculpture “The Sea in the Sky,” wasn’t fully realized in the way we had envisioned, but the process helped us learn a lot about the perspective of the viewer as well as the geometry necessary to diffuse or refract light through water and project it onto a larger space.
Process photos of the construction [...]
I’m breaking this up into three responses to the three different readings:
Technical Manifesto of Futurist Painting
It’s hard to ignore the Futurists’ disgust regarding nude figures and the hypocrisy that it immediately hightlights, especially since they feel compelled to explain this is not due to immorality then immediately point out their distaste with artists using their [...]