McKewen, Daniel (2008) something 2.0. [Visual Artwork]
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In ‘something 2.0’, a section of a Hollywood film is re-edited to include textual elements that appear as ‘Pinocchio-ish’ protrusions from the actors faces. As they sit in what appears to be an interview or therapy session, this re-editing and looping imposes a new fictionalized narrative upon the characters. The histrionic yet vague nature of the text, and its imperfect integration into the footage, can be read as both a comical imposition and a failed critical gesture, both speaking to the complications involved in the relationship of the artist and the fan as they engage with popular culture. Thw work was included in the group show 'Perfection' part of the Metro Arts Artistic Program 2008.
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|Item Type:||Creative Work (Visual Artwork)|
|Material:||HD digital video, coffee tables, fittings|
|Measurements or Duration:||Infinite loop|
|Number of Pieces:||1|
|Published Source:||Metro Arts, Brisbane|
|Publisher:||Metro Arts, Brisbane|
|Keywords:||video art, film in art, subjectivity, screen cultures, text in art|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500) > Performance and Installation Art (190504)
|Divisions:||Past > Disciplines > Art & Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Daniel McKewen|
|Copyright Statement:||All rights reserved|
|Deposited On:||24 Jan 2012 02:13|
|Last Modified:||24 Jan 2012 02:13|
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