This comprehensive catalogue includes in-depth essays on the theme of the biennial from Boris Groys, Mohammed Hanif, Heonik Kwon, Nina Power, Hito Steyerl, and Wladimir Velminski, as well as individual artist pages and photographs from the exhibition.
Hito Steyerl’s essays in this book are a sort of reconnaissance mission, a cartography in the mak - ing of the wasteland of the frozen imagination, but also a cartography of the emerging new sensibility. From this cartography we will know where to move forward to discover a new form of activity that must.
In Hito Steyerl's writing we begin to see how, even if the hopes and desires for coherent collective political projects have been displaced onto images and screens, it is precisely here that we must look frankly at the technology that seals them in. The Wretched of the Screen collects a number of Steyerl's landmark essays from recent years in which she has steadily developed her very own.
Hito Steyerl The Wretched of the Screen In Hito Steyerl’s writing we begin to see how, even if the hopes and desires for coherent collective political projects have been displaced onto images and screens, it is precisely here that we must look frankly at the technology that seals them in.
At the centre of the presentation will be the large-format video installation Factory of the Sun by Hito Steyerl, which was shown for the first time in the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2015 with the support of the JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION, and which now takes centre stage on the second floor of the exhibition. The filmmaker and author is considered a critical observer of our.
Hito Steyerl. On Games. Or, Can Art Workers Think? W ant to attack war? Compare it to a video game—as in: war has become as mindless as a Playstation game. People divorced from the consequences of their actions push buttons on consoles in remote locations.. In China, online payment services are being used to pioneer a more totalized form.Learn More
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.Learn More
Hito Steyerl (born 1 January 1966) is a German filmmaker, moving image artist, writer, and innovator of the essay documentary. Her principal topics of interest are media, technology, and the global circulation of images. Steyerl holds a PhD in Philosophy from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. She is currently a professor of New Media Art at the Berlin University of the Arts, where she co.Learn More
In Defense of the Poor Image Hito Steyerl The poor image is a copy in motion. Its quality is bad, its resolution substandard. As it accelerates, it deteriorates. It is a ghost of an image, a preview, a thumbnail, an errant idea, an itinerant image distributed for free, squeezed through slow digital connections, compressed, reproduced.Learn More
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Hito Steyerl (born 1 January 1966) is a German filmmaker, moving image artist, writer, and innovator of the essay documentary. Her principal topics of interest are media, technology, and the global circulation of images. Steyerl holds a PhD in Philosophy from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.Learn More
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.Learn More
The online edition of Artforum International Magazine. Hito Steyerl, How Not to be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational .MOV File, 2013 Hito Steyerl, How Not to be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational .MOV File, (2013).Learn More
Hito Steyerl In Defense of the Poor Image. But insisting on rich images also had more serious consequences. A speaker at a recent conference on the film essay refused to show clips from a piece by Humphrey Jennings because no proper film projection was available. Although there was at the speaker’s disposal a perfectly standard DVD player.Learn More
Hito Steyerl. Regarded as one of the most relevant contemporary artists in the field of Video art, Hito Steyerl (Munich, 1966) approaches current themes in her work, for instance the impact the proliferation of images and the use of the Internet and technology have on our lives.Learn More
Steyerl’s work, which has been presented at the Venice Biennale, is part of a lineage that includes Harun Farocki and Chris Marker, blending aspects of documentary with the film essay to explore globalization, political economies, visual culture, and the status of art production. A particular theme of the Berlin-based artist’s work is the proliferation of images and how they inscribe and.Learn More
A striking detail found at the margins of Hito Steyerl’s essay-film, Abstract, 2012, are the calluses that mark the tips of the artist’s fingers. These calluses are shown in a long countershot of Steyerl holding her phone in the sprawling Pariser Platz in Berlin. The artist is shown filming the severe facade of the weapons manufacturer Lockheed Martin, whose bombs killed her childhood.Learn More