|<<< new media line >>>||aa||ab||ac|
|The 12hr-ISBN-JPEG Project||by Brad Brace|
The 12hr-ISBN-JPEG Project with its interminable / relentless sequence of imagery of which one is automatically posted / emailed every 12 hours began in earnest on December 30, 1994. The basic structure of the project has been over twenty-four years in the making.
The hypermodern minimizes the familiar / the known / the recognizable. It suspends identity / relations / history. This discourse - far from determining the locus in which it speaks - is avoiding the ground on which it could find support. It is trying to operate a decentering that leaves no privilege to any center.
Pointless Hypermodern Imagery - posted / mailed every 12 hours - a spectral / trajective alignment for the 00's. A continuum of minimalist masks in the face of catastrophe / conjuring up transformative metaphors for the everyday - a poetic reversibility of exclusive events - a post-rhetorical / continuous / apparently random sequence of imagery - genuine gritty / greyscale - corruptable / compact / collectable / compelling convergence.
The voluptuousness of the grey imminence - the art of making the other disappear. Continual visual impact - an optical drumming / sculpted in duration / on the endless present of the Net.
An extension of the printed ISBN-Book / 0-9690745 / series - critically unassimilable - with imagery gradually acquired / selected / re-sequenced over time - ineluctable / vertiginous connections. The 12hr dialtone ...
1994 - 2002
- any standard browser
non - profit org for new media, amadeus house, 99_48, mariahilfer st,
a-1060 vienna, t: ++43 - 1 - 920 70 03