Hooked on autumn!
Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go… <3 Video work by Bertha Bella Duygu Nas
Why Media Archeology matters?
“Things matter in terms of their politics and how they participate in the construction of our world.” (Parrika, Jussi. What is Media Archeology. Polity Press, 2012.) Media devices are a proof of the concept of a discrete spatiotemporal dimension which has shaken the claim that man cannot be in two different places at the same […]
Appreciation of Crash Course
It is quite boring and tedious, to study a subject that is far from your interest. However, some media tools make this process a lot easier. And I think it’s well worth to appreciate them. What I feel thankful this week is Crash Course, educational youtube channel. It has numerous subjects and many series about […]
Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell(1831–79), wrote equation that are simply enlightening. He worked on the ideas of Faraday and Kelvin, and succeeded in unifying electricity and magnetism, identifying the electromagnetic nature of light, and postulating the existence of other electromagnetic radiation. Visible light, x-rays, sunlight , radio waves, television waves, wifi signals, bluetooth signals, cell phone […]
Nam June Paik (1932–2006)
Our life is half natural and half technological. Half-and-half is good. You cannot deny that high-tech is progress. We need it for jobs. Yet if you make only high-tech, you make war. So we must have a strong human element to keep modesty and natural life. Nam June Paik Korean-born American artist Paik influence the […]
Imagination is like going down the rabbit hole. By the origin of the word it is picturing, imaging oneself. It’s a great ability of the human that can connect the different points and creates new ideas, images, concepts of external objects not present to the senses. Contemporary area, which is governed by scientific taste, creates […]
Speed used to be measured by miles or kilometers per hour, at least by the common people. In contemporary existence, bauds or bytes per second takes their place in order to tell about the measurement of speed.
Archive of the J-Fest
Digital Video Archive In analytic philosophy, as Ernst (pg 184) mentioned, “the event represents an ontological being that is not a static object but a process”. Festival as an event indicates a process. It can be represented in many different ways in a digital realm. It may be documentaries, or games, films or animations. However, […]
According to the Video theory, which is written by Andreas Treske, media technologies require us to navigate through the world of meaning, into images that make our memories. These timeless or time thickened images change the atmosphere, take us to the ground zero feeling. “We are immersing in video atmospheres”, says Treske. Videos as forms of realness give […]