Thursday, June 18, 2009

inquisitive digits

Here are three music videos from the Australian artist Pogo:

an electronic piece of which 90% is composed using sounds recorded from the Disney film Alice In Wonderland

made using sounds recorded from the film Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

The track is composed of a sine wave bass, custom drum sequences, and sounds recorded from the Disney film Mary Poppins


"But the choice is not between repetition and innovation, but between two forms of repetition and two forms of invention. So I think there are inventive forms of respecting the tradition, and there are reactive or non-inventive forms. But I would not say that in order to invent something new, or to make something new happen, you have to betray the tradition or to forget the tradition."

An Interview With Jacques Derrida
Nikhil Padgaonkar


Dina Goldstein's "Fallen Princesses" project:

"These works place Fairy Tale characters in modern day scenarios. In all of the images the Princess is placed in an environment that articulates her conflict. The '...happily ever after' is replaced with a realistic outcome and addresses current issues."