Nonsense Lab
Dan GrahamHelix / Spiral (Simone Forti)1973two 8mm films, enlarged to 16mm, colour

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"In Dan Graham’s double projection Helix / Spiral (1973), a performer, standing in an empty Soho lot, slides the back of a camera across her body in a helix-shaped movement, filming a second performer, the artist Jeff Wall. In a projection on the opposite wall, he is seen filming the first performer, moving in a spiral towards her. The helix/spiral camerawork of both performers splits the cinematic image into two vertical and horizontal movements, in which the body’s relationship to space is explored through the physical apparatus of the camera.”

Dan Graham
Helix / Spiral (Simone Forti)
1973
two 8mm films, enlarged to 16mm, colour

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"In Dan Graham’s double projection Helix / Spiral (1973), a performer, standing in an empty Soho lot, slides the back of a camera across her body in a helix-shaped movement, filming a second performer, the artist Jeff Wall. In a projection on the opposite wall, he is seen filming the first performer, moving in a spiral towards her. The helix/spiral camerawork of both performers splits the cinematic image into two vertical and horizontal movements, in which the body’s relationship to space is explored through the physical apparatus of the camera.”

Gordon Matta-Clark
Splitting
1974

Merlin Carter
Abstract Calisthenics I
2012

Department of Biological Flow
Writ Discrete
2014
performance
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former Northern Telecom cable production plant
Kingston, ON

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Negentropic gesture. A fragile yarn structure forms a fluid grid of red sensors or offers subtle shade from the surveillant camera above. The two artists, blindfolded and tied to the four directions at the wrists and ankles by jute twine, begin to write or dance.

Francisco-Fernando Granados
spatial profiling
2010-11
performance, drawing installation

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performed during reLIVE at VIVO Media Arts Centre as part of the LIVE 2011 Biennial of Performance Art on September 25, 2011

Murat GökBorder (Hammock)2010installation

Murat Gök
Border (Hammock)
2010
installation

Fredrik Skåtar
Linescapes
drawings of wave formations
using parallel lines and moiré effects

Wolfgang Laib
Milkstone
sculpture and performative gesture
series begun in 1975

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Milkstone is a solid piece of white marble with a small dip carved into the top of the stone. This small indentation is filled daily with fresh milk, creating what appears to be a solid surface. To get close to the stone, even at eye level, crouching on your knees, you can’t see where the stone begins and where the milk ends. Laib has created a way to make physical endlessness in natural materials.

Department of Biological FlowReflexive Mottleanimation processin progress

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Department of Biological Flow
Reflexive Mottle
animation process
in progress

i=226

Jenn StarkVortextural2013installation of hand-cut acid-free paper, foam board, glue42” x 35” x 30”

Jenn Stark
Vortextural
2013
installation of hand-cut acid-free paper, foam board, glue
42” x 35” x 30”