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Bang

Stevens, Grant William (2006) Bang. [Visual Artwork]

Description

In this video, a male voice performs a script combining stories sourced from an anonymous confessions website. On screen, imagery of fireworks repeats into increasingly kaleidoscopic patterns.

This work engages with the relationship between screen culture and contemporary subjectivity. It contrasts private confessions with the public spectacle of fireworks to question the ways screen cultures are informing constructions of subjectivity. By extending on some of Nicolas Bourriaud’s ideas around ‘postproduction’ and the creative and critical strategies of ‘editing’, it offers a speculative understanding of the contemporary tension between public and private.

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ID Code: 49867
Item Type: Creative Work (Visual Artwork)
Material: digital video
Measurements or Duration: 14 min 7 sec
Locations/Venues:
Location: From date: To date:
The Block, QUT, Brisbane 2006
Keywords: art, video, internet, language, subjectivity
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: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Grant Stevens
Deposited On: 26 Apr 2012 08:50
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2012 08:50

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