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From Opinions to Images: Essays Towards a Sociology of Affects
Theory on Demand #37 From Opinions to Images: Essays Towards a Sociology of Affects By Ulus S. Baker Edited by Aras Özgün and Andreas TreskeFree download from the Institute of Networkcultures (link)
"OOI:BNC-T No. 2: Melody of Life" exhibited at Perve Gallery Lisbon 20th Anniversary 2020 Catalogue
Video Vortex Reader #3: Inside the YouTube Decade
INC Reader #14 Video Vortex Reader III: Inside the YouTube Decade Editors: Geert Lovink and Andreas TreskeFree Download from the Institute of Networkcultures, Amsterdam (link)
Gobekli Tepe Live at CerModern, Ankara 2019
I am one of the project advisors, working with an amazing team. BILNEWS
Video Vortex XII - Malta
Video Vortex XII: art, archive, algorithms, activism Video Vortex, an artistic network concerned with the aesthetics and politics of online video, gathered again in Malta for a two-day conference in late 2019. We were in particularly focussing on bringing new research, theory and critiques of online video– in addition to questions around its integration with social media – to Malta. Given its ease of access and use, video has historically been aligned with media activism and collaborative work. Now, however, with video’s prevalence across social media and the web, its dominance of the internet of things, the role of the camera in both the maintenance and breaking down of networks, in addition to the increasing capacity of digital video to simulate that which has not occurred – we require novel theories and research. That is new practices of archiving and curation, modes of collaboration and political mobilisation, as well as fresh comprehensions of the subject-spectator, actors and networks constituted by contemporary video and digital cultures. LINK
Let's Dance or Nothing New on Interactivity
Once, when entering my private room, I wanted my room to understand me. Still, my carpet is not reacting to my endless monologues, but at least my fridge signals that we are out of eggs, and the hair dressers around our university are promoting a new “green” shampoo. What was I looking at on my smartphone?
Michelle’s Eye’s (Febr. 2019)A human reflection on filmmaking inspired by Jan Bot’s film “2018–11–10.007-michelle_obama.mp4" on Medium
A commentary on Narrative Platforms, Cinematic Universes, and Consumers Formerly Known as the Audience
Treske, Andreas and Ozgun, Aras (2018) "A commentary on Narrative Platforms, Cinematic Universes, and Consumers Formerly Known as the Audience," Markets, Globalization & Development Review: Vol. 3: No. 3, Article 6. DOI: 10.23860/MGDR-2018-03-03-06
Available at: https://digitalcommons.uri.edu/mgdr/vol3/iss3/6https://digitalcommons.uri.edu/mgdr/vol3/ iss3/6
Drei Monitore schlagen Purzelbaum (Performance, Bilkent September 2018)
Performance - 10/09/2018 With 3 17" Apple Studio Displays, assisted by Boran Aksoy, Melih Aydinat, Andreas Treske, camera op Mehmetcan SarikayaPerformance Video
Video Theory. Online Video Aesthetics or the Afterlife of Video.
Video is a part of everyday life, comparable to driving a car or taking a shower. It is nearly omnipresent, available on demand and attached to nearby anything, anywhere. Online Video became something vital and independent. With all the video created by the cameras around us, constantly uploading, sharing, linking, and relating, a blue ocean is covering our planet, an ocean of video. What might look as bluish noise and dust from the far outside, might embed beautiful and fascinating living scapes of moving images, objects constantly changing, re-arranging, assembling, evolving, collapsing, but never disappearing, a real cinema.
PLAYLIST to Video Theory Chapter One
The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.
Blue is the screen when there is a connection identified, a technical signal transmitted and displayed, a lack of content, another emptiness, but defined and limited. There is something and that something is technical and operational, a framework unfilled. Simple On.
When the screen is not blue, it is colorful, a change of light, frequently. The screen is emitting light—bluish, technically, in reference to its color temperature. When video is playing/streaming, it lights up its surroundings, its environment with changing colors, brightness, contrast, intensities and densities.
I wonder what would be the color of all videos, played all together at the same time, streamed at once onto a huge screen looked at from a dis- tance far, far away. Would it be blue like EARTH or would it be the color of TELEVISION referred to in the opening line of William Gibson’s novel Neuromancer?
Video Vortex 10
Moving back to Ankara - Bilkent University, Department of Communication and Design
Clip: Nigel Ashley - Kimleri Sevdim (Turkish Tango)
Documentary Summer School
Izmir - Lesvos 2014
Genius Voci - Documentary Development Workshop
Bornova Belediye Belgesel Atölye
MAKE A DOCUMENTARY FROM A TO Z IN 7 DAYS workshop
#009 - Re:Assemblies of Video
28.02. - 02.03. Lüneburg, Germany
Izmir University of Economics
Department of Cinema & Digital Media: Sounds, Images, Cultures II Department of Media & Communication, Film Option: Film Studio II and Senior Project II
0912 - New article: Was ist Medienkunst? / What is media art?(de) (en) (tr)
0612 - WEBDOCS Workshop IstanbulYouth Mode Istanbul and Documentarist
0512 - Video Vortex Zagreb: The inner life of video spheres
An online video is never existing alone. The video is presented inside a webpage, a browser. A text adds a title, comment, tag. Another video is suggested aside, etc. What appears as a link or tag is the existence of at least a pair. This other part appears to be there at the same time as well as any time. It is a juxtaposed pair building a common space. If we display a video with its timeline, then the juxtaposed others or objects are creating another axis or dimension. We just need to think of a flow of images which expands not only in time but also each frame expands in a space beyond the two-dimensional screen. There is a multiplicity of screens connected to the one screen viewed at a specific moment. In a Sloterdijktian sense a complex ecosystem, an artificial sphere of existence with protective walls and elaborate systems of air conditioning. Such an ecosystem redefines the aesthetics and structures of moving images. It aks for a new set of descriptive and analytical tools, another kind of theory. In his now classic text “On Video” from 1989 Roy Armes sees video as the “final link” in a complex chain of developments in both image and sound reproduction. In 1993 Sean Cubitt notes in “Videography”, that there will never be a theory of video: “Not being really a simple and discrete entity, video prevents the prerequisite for a theoretical approach: that is, deciding upon an object about which you wish to know.” Tom Sherman on the 2nd Video Vortex conference in 2008 describes video as “a liquid, shimmering, ubiquitous medium that absorbs everything it touches.” Video has gone historically from nearby opacity to a “total” transparency. It has become absolutely invisible. It seems that there is no explicit video theory, which handles video on its own basic substance. Like video vortex there are series' of practices reflecting on video, but still there is not a discipline called video studies or online video theory. In this presentation I will develop a way of describing and reflecting local and complex “atmospheric conditions” related to video and its spheres. Therefore localizing what might be in my opinion a kind of online video theory.
April 2012 - North Aegean NarrativesCreative Documentary Workshop in Adatepe
January 2012 - Mode Istanbul Creative Documentary Workshop
November/December 2011: CILECT Conference Prague
August 2011: We(Gulden, Miyav, Pepe & Andreas) are moving our house - new location: Bademler/Urla (info)
"Video Spheres and Bubbles" - Public lecture
@ Sanata Dharma University Yogyakarta, Monday, July 18th -
05/30/11 The CARMEN video is online. Thanks to everyone for their great efforts.
19. April 2011: Out now
1st Symposium of Art and Design Education
"Past, Present and Future"
03/11 "Fernsehrauschen" for 22nd International Ankara Filmfestival
03/11 "Touch, Jump and Dance"
Interactive Video Workshop @ 22nd International Ankara
03/11 Festival Screening Teslimiyet,
03/11 Moderator of Country Reports @ Video Vortex VI
Article: Frames within Frames –
Windows and Doors.
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