Pixel Cinema

When looking at these works, I really enjoyed ‘Lake Como Remix’ and ‘Light is Waiting.’ I feel that Light is Waiting is the most artful of the two by far. Similarly to what Manovich discusses in his piece, Robinson takes pieces from various sources and puts them together to create a digital space that reminded me a bit of a fever dream (or perhaps a representation of the girls’ subconscious…

October 21, 2019
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Pixel Cinema Blog Post

playdamage.org screenshot
October 8, 2019

The work that I find most intriguing and aesthetically appealing is the hybrid art found on the website playdamage.org.  The website consists of over 100 pages, each one with a uniquely different amalgamation of looping gifs and images. With each click of the computer mouse, the viewer is transported to an entirely different page.   The strong contrast between the movement patterns, colors, sounds and shapes of each page provides intense…

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Trippy Reality with Pixel Cinema

Digital Cinema has blurred the line in what may be considered true live action and animation. Back in the early days of film, producers only had tools capable of creating an authentic live action film while early animations were clearly hand drawn and devoid of reality. Manovich said that to a computer, whether the image is live action or an effect, they are considered just pixels. Computers have opened up…

October 5, 2019
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Pixel Cinema

Montages… Job Profiles… Discuss Lev Manovich “What is Digital Cinema?“… COLLAGE > REMIX New ways to depict space – multiple, discontinuous, mixed media – newspaper and paint – photography and drawing – text and image The Dream, 1908 by Pablo Picasso   MATTE EFFECTS  DIGITAL EFFECTS Film Compositing – multiple images in single frame -painting on film -matte effects (split screen), painted sets/ backgrounds -titles, text on screen Video Compositing – multiple…

May 18, 2016
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