There’s some great GIFs and other moving images over at Computers Club right now. Admittedly we’re fudging our GIF a little today as Elna Frederick’s image did not begin that way, but it gets a nod regardless for the disco ball’s smooth rotating presence. It’s hypnotic.
Imagine yourself in 1996. You’re tired of that Magic Eye® poster in your room. What’s the next way to get high on something “pleasing to the eye and challenging to the mind”? GIFs. We’ve got the GIFs after the jump.
This “flower” might make you think about Georgia O’Keeffe, but the horror-film version of a desert rose, not a beautiful bloom. Or it might make you think about side-scrolling video games, as the horizon line moves constantly onward to the right, rather than receding into the distance. Flower or video games, whatever it is you’re looking at, Ratte excels at defying genres.
In honor the art fairs, we bring you this small collection of puppies. What does this have to do with art fairs? Well, we published this post in the same week as the art fairs, therefore puppies have everything to do with art fairs.
For years, artist Dina Kelberman has mined a seemingly endless supply of imagery from pop culture staples such as Star Trek and The Simpsons. Her series “Doors” is a selection of Star Trek’s automatic doors (the kind that make the “whoosh” sound) opening and closing on their own, always without a figure in the frame. Door 16, Door 11, and Door 7, respectively, are highlights because they are set in the holodeck—a twenty-fourth-century room in which any fantasy can be created with holograms.
Those of you who enjoyed Peter Burr and Porpentine’s labyrinth IMG MGMT are gonna love this: “Cave Exits” An immersive video installation on view Thursday May 7th through Tuesday May 12th at 3DL Art and Technology Center (opening Wednesday May 6th 6-8). Burr tells us the installation is directly related to the essay—and I for one, can’t wait.