April 27, 2005
March 10, 2005
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it's me, looking at you!
Having fun with all the new things I can do in my posts in typepad, since Andrew recommended (I think he actually said "WTF,Mica?!!") I use the firefox browser instead of the hateful safari. I must say, I really do love my typepad account. I am going to marry it.
I am in the texty mood and this video could use a little explaining. I am being extra 'arty' this week in honor of Art Week here in NYC. So, if you've ever even called somthing 'arty' then this video is probably not for you. Then again, one of the reasons why I put my studio on the internets and expose my creative process for anyone who happens to stumble in, is that I truely believe that if artists make themselves available to people (any people, not just the ones who can get them gallery shows or wret about them in a publication) then even the most challenging of work can become accesible. And since it is not possible to control the interpretation of my work, but if I open it up to the interpretations of many, it can take on a life beyond me. And this gives it far greater value.
I am being extra bloggy and name dropping/linking tonight because I am feeling inspired by the number of really exciting people I have been lucky enough to be in the presence of these days. Besides, working with Henry and Charlene (and the whole crazy world of Corrafilms) the past year on a film that I am so proud to have my name attached to, and getting to fire up Vaginavlog, this week with Emma and Sara, I have been smoldering from last Sunday's Makor Artist in Residence session, our discussion with David Lang was positively charged. And as you may have noticed, I am not that link happy here so, if I link it's an endorsment of it's utter goodness)
Speaking of which, tonight, I caught up with Jakob and met some really nice folks, several of whom are rather prolific bloggers. Looking at their blogs and thinking about the next phase of my work online( Jason and Jake ). I can only aspire to create such an amazing mini empire with my own videoblogs one day. Quality content and lots of it.
So FINALLY, about this video... This is part of The Emodicons, a project I have been working on for a few years now. Here you see me emoting with out any external cause. I am not thinking of a particular situation that would make me feel, that might be considered acting, and I do not claim to be an actor. I am playing with removing the situational context from the emotional response. Can you just feel some thing? Because I can perform the prescribed emotive response does that mean I am validating my feelings. Are they validated when made publicl, and less so in private and undocumented?
February 10, 2005
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All that emotion. The pathos and performance, it is positively classical, greek even? To paraphrase Richard Wright, and the words of their souls were the lyrics of popular songs.
February 07, 2005
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These videos are very much a correspondence. Its an extension of mail art.
Here my friend sends a personal message. I can't understand it. I don't know spanish, but I am pretty sure I get the idea.
February 04, 2005
December 30, 2004
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Really, it's not what you think.
It's what I think.
I was messing with some new software and I accidentally recorded this conversation.