Motions (a video simulation of a web book)

February 9, 2014 / 0 comments

Motions takes human trafficking and contemporary slavery as its focus. Human trafficking is an accelerating form of crime and is a world-wide problem. It is one of the darker outcomes of globalization, the breakdown of the nation-state, and increasing ease of travel. Static and moving, variable and sequential, the piece presents programmed text, image and…

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Fingerbend (video simulation of a web book)

February 9, 2014 / 0 comments

Fingerbend written, designed and coded by Will Luers An insomniac writer moves to a small coastal town to investigate the work and disappearance of a cult web artist. Like the subject of his research, he can leave nothing outside the narrative: lists, blog entries, mobile photos, loops, and draft sketches of stories. This multimedia fiction,…

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February 9, 2014 / 0 comments

by Will Luers (video) and Roger Dean (sound) 2013 | 6min Hypnagogia is a state between wakefulness and sleep, in which dream-like impressions may cross the mind. The video was constructed specifically for the live performance by austraLYSIS (an ensemble of trumpet, piano, and live electronics) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music on November 30th…

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Lava Beds National Monument

July 5, 2011 / 0 comments

misc. spring

May 29, 2011 / 0 comments

“ambience is a novel with a logo” by Tan Lin

March 17, 2011 / 0 comments

After being gently knocked over by “Seven Controlled Vocabularies and Obituary 2004. The Joy of Cooking”, I ordered “ambience is a novel with a logo.”. I recommend you scroll through my little video reading to get acquainted with Tan Lin.  click to play Lin remixes networked and print reading/writing practices into something dense, beautiful, puzzling…

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iPortland: an iPhone photography show

March 5, 2011 / 0 comments

See the full gallery on Posterous Friend and Oregonian photographer had some of her iPhone shots shown at The New Space Center for Photography.

Tan Lin on ” the book as dispersed ambient textuality”

February 18, 2011 / 0 comments

KES  I am interested in your ideas about boredom, especially considering your work in an ambient avant-garde that goes against shock aesthetic. In your interview with Chris Alexander, Kristen Gallagher, and Gordon Tapper you discuss your interest in middle-brow reading, especially material like an index and a forward, both of which appear as appropriations from…

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provocative materials for thought

January 7, 2011 / 0 comments

via “The image by itself is not a thought. It cannot possess a wholeness like that of a concept. Neither is it an interchangeable code like a language. Yet its irreversible materiality—the reality that is cut out by the camera—constitutes the opposite side of language, and for this reason at times it stimulates the…

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Fremont Troll, Seattle

December 5, 2010 / 0 comments

See the full gallery on Posterous Sent from my iPhone

Oswald State Park, OR

November 28, 2010 / 0 comments

Sent from my iPhone


November 10, 2010 / 0 comments

[vimeo w=500&h=283] via Using animation, sounds warping and time shifts this video runs forwards and backwards looking for forgotten details, mimicking the way memories are replayed in the mind.

Granville Island

November 7, 2010 / 0 comments

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In the Street by Helen Levitt (c1948), II

October 10, 2010 / 0 comments


In the Street by Helen Levitt (c1948), I

October 10, 2010 / 0 comments


road trip

October 10, 2010 / 0 comments


La Descente at

October 10, 2010 / 0 comments

via Simple, beautiful video work by Robert Croma.

Rosemarie Fiore

September 19, 2010 / 0 comments

via Long exposure photos while playing videogames.

california summer

September 12, 2010 / 0 comments


Philip Maisel – long exposure collage…

September 1, 2010 / 0 comments

via “From a series of long exposure photographs of my computer screen while flipping through photo albums on facebook.” – Philip Maisel