Archives for “Border Devices”

border06_thumb“Limes” is a latin word that modern historians gave to the system of Roman fortifications established all along the borders of the Empire. It physically signals limits between territories, in terms of customs as well as with defensive aims. This terminology has been revived for the creation of a typography, “Limes New Roman”, registered by the artistic cooperative Société Réaliste and published in the Icon’s part of the issue #35 of the journal Multitudes, in winter 2009.

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BorderXing GuidesThe internet space is more than the succession of web-pages, electronic letter boxes, online games and communities. It is a real space for political fights of engaged campaigns, actions, from which rise contestation’s voices and new activism’s generation, as for example, the artist Heath Bunting in his BorderXing Guide project.
(ill. BorderXing Guide logo- © Heath Bunting)
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 Voyage en URLThis article is about Collectif 1.0.3 and their multimedia work called Voyage en URL. Voyage en URL invites us to a mental trip, “a peregrination into the flow of our navigation”, made by software’s downloading (available for windows and mac) picking up and archiving, as a dynamic process that traces our drifts from one URL address to another. Here there are no palpable maps or territories but a poetic vibration which represents a digital portrait of our wanders in the spiderweb, as a virtual representation of a train of thought by the web.

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Komedya - Florian PugnaireThis third episode presents Komedya, a documented fiction realized by Florian Pugnaire, and analyzes its display in a group exhibition in la Maison, galerie singuliere in december 2008, in order to finally open on relations between Art, History and Media.

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Over there/là-bas - Chantal Akcerman - 2006This second episode gathers two documentaries together realized one year apart in Israel. These documentaries, Over there by Chantal Ackerman and Avenge But One Of My Two Eyes by Avi Mograbi, are set in comparison to consider how they both deal with the different problematics we can find in the category of documentary.

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This first episode deals with the definition of borders from the general sense of the word to its specificity in art, and linked to the terminology used by Theodore Adorno in a conference held in the Berlin Arts Academy in 1966.

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