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05.08.13 Kyle Petreycik

The camera lucida is not a new invention — the optical drawing aid has been used by many master artists throughout the 19th century. With a clever application of optics, this tool lets artists “see” both their hand as well as a holographic-like illusion of their subject on paper, allowing him to draw with photographic precision […]

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04.15.13 Marina Galperina

Last week, I uploaded ANIMAL’s photos from the amazing F.A.T. Gold 5-Year Retrospective opening at Eyebeam Art+Technology Center to our Facebook account and got us locked out. I’m so sorry that I didn’t think twice about uploading installation shots of Addie Wagenknecht and Pablo Garcia‘s Venus Webcam  — a screen capture of the artists directing amateur xxx webcam performers to […]

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03.06.13 Marina Galperina

“Will you pose for me?” F.A.T. artists Addie Wagenknecht and Pablo Garcia ask, directing the adult performers, adjusting them until they get the desired pose on their live xxx webcam feed until they pose in hommage of Egon Schiele, Modigliani, Botticelli… What if adult performers—already mediated sex objects—struck ‘classic’ poses? Watch Webcam Venus [NSFW] in action above. The work brilliantly accentuates and blurs […]

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