REWIND

REWIND vol7 n1 2010

Rewind

When is now? You have only to begin to lose your memory, if only in bits and pieces, to realize that memory is what makes our lives….Our memory is our coherence, our reason, our feeling, even our action. Without it, we are nothing… - Luis Buñuel You have only to begin to lose your memory, if only in bits and pieces, to realize that memory is what makes our lives….Our memory is our coherence,...

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Dniwer

Ziad Naccache In an attempt to look back at the sources that fuel my current work, I used my digital image bank to create a series of loosely curated mind maps. Each map is organized around a theme and/or category of images (artists whose work I enjoy, found jpgs, mid twentieth century book cover, skulls, contemporary fashion). The results, although partial and momentary, function as a personal cultural archive which might be more revelatory...

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Rewind

Harrison Haynes     Cases resulting in death were known and soldiers were sometimes successfully treated by being discharged and sent home. Receiving a diagnosis was, however, generally regarded as an insult.-From the the Wikipedia entry on Nostalgia The environs of my upbringing and narrative fragments from that period have at times figured largely in the subject matter of my work.   In these recent photographs and collages, I am instead focusing on the...

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swarm (remix)

      To rewind is to re-listen and re-engage, and it is also to remove and reduce. In my work with sound, to rewind is the basic process and substance. It is the generator of compositional intent. Arbitrary, improvised and stochastic sound events are captured and then analyzed through multiple re-hearings and close examinations of waveform features. Reduced listening opens potential for non-narrative formal and timbral connections, building out from contingent structures. A...

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Half-Remembered, Half-Forgotten

Liz Darlington This series of images was taken in places where people spend time together: the beach, the mountains, the countryside. Referencing the collective memory of family holidays and weekend outings. these pictures trigger a nostalgic recollection of a place and time past. But this nostalgia is undercut by the realism of photography. The images hover between the real and the half-remembered. They recall the longing we have to recreate the past. In this...

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