Open studio – Paris, Cité des arts international – 50 artists!

biggest event so far ever there:

Measurement Performance Rue Vaugirard, Paris

Measurement Performance Rue Vaugirard, Paris

Re-installment of 16 Elastic Standard Metres

at the original locations from 1791 in the city of Paris.

New installment of Elastic Standard Metres

Elastic Screen

Andrea and Frank test the app from Yoann.
Yelling at the screen distorted the image.

waves

P&O (http://www.pocruises.com.au/) has on their website in the background left and right these flash animations. They are very relaxing (with the right music) and quite meditating. Furthermore they imply an ongoing rhythm, a moving forward, a never stand still, a constant movement of balancing … need to think how to integrate in the bigger idea about elasticity. The animation can be seen itself here as well:

waves_right

Ahh, and the P&O website speaks about ‚Stretch your summer‘ …

Egg as symbol for the molecular becoming (of thoughts)

Somehow fascinated by the elastic egg. It did not survive the stress test when I tried its bouncyness. However, the shape and consistency allows for further potential. Here it’s placed on a text discussing D&G interest in molecular biology and the parallels and influences from Jacob’s The Logic of Living Systems.

Elastic Real Egg

This egg was 2 days in vinegar to disolve the lime shell. The result is an elastic egg.

 

Triangulation Opening 16.07.2012

Artworks, opening and article in http://www.art-almanac.com.au/2012/07/this-that-and-the-other/

Strange Elasticities

Confirmation – animated gif’s convey at least 2 different states of a thing, therefore we perceive a change through the animation.
This concept seems to work well for advertisements on loosing weight or sexual stimulation.

 
 

Ugly Elasticities

we need at least 2 values the perceive something as elastic: