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In the Beyond

Stevens, Grant William (2008) In the Beyond. [Visual Artwork]

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installation view at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.
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    In this video, phrases sourced from social networking websites are reformatted into a slowly rotating mandala form. As the text changes colour, an abstract, atmospheric soundtrack develops.

    “In the Beyond” examines how we construct and communicate notions of identity. It mixes language gleaned from social networks, and fuses them with a mandala form. Drawing on Zygmunt Bauman’s theoretical work on “liquid modernity”, this work questions how and where we find space for contemplation and reflection in a contemporary context increasingly defined by temporary social bonds and consumer choices.

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    51 since deposited on 25 Jan 2012
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    ID Code: 48255
    Item Type: Creative Work (Visual Artwork)
    Material: digital video
    Measurements or Duration: 7 min 33 sec
    Locations/Venues:
    Location: From date: To date:
    Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane 2008
    National Art School Gallery, Sydney 2009
    Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing 2011
    Sichuan Fine Art Academy, Chongqing 2011
    The Block, Brisbane 2011
    Keywords: art, video, language, signification, identity
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500) > Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting) (190502)
    Divisions: Past > Disciplines > Art & Design
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Grant Stevens
    Deposited On: 25 Jan 2012 12:07
    Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 15:48

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