Video Archive | Installation art (61)

Peter Noever
Peter Noever discusses the problems conventional museums have regarding space and site. After observing a moment of silence for...
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Phillips describes how Kiesler, while teaching at Columbia and Yale, did research into human motion and perception. Phillips...
Barbara Bestor Silent Disco
Hernan Diaz Alonso talks with Barbara Bestor about her "Silent Disco" installation at the SCI-Arc gallery. He begins by asking...
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Hernan Diaz Alonso talks with Barbara Bestor about her "Silent Disco" installation at the SCI-Arc gallery. He begins by asking...
Christian Moeller Tangible Cartoons
Hernan Diaz Alonso introduces Christian Moeller as an artist, architect and founder of UCLA's Design Media Arts program. Moeller...
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Moeller discusses his first work in the U.S., “Cheese.” He presents his work with KUKA robots and their interaction with...
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Hernan Diaz Alonso introduces Christian Moeller as an artist, architect and founder of UCLA's Design Media Arts program. Moeller...
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During the final part of the lecture Moeller describes a project for a library and a large-scale project for the parking lot of...

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Phillips describes how Kiesler, while teaching at Columbia and Yale, did research into human motion and perception. Phillips presents a number of Kiesler’s installations that illustrate Kiesler’s ambition to engage the viewer in novel ways. Beyond employing movable elements, Kiesler proposed flexible, expanding and contracting spaces.


Barbara Bestor Silent Disco

April 8, 2011 | Video Lecturer:

Hernan Diaz Alonso talks with Barbara Bestor about her “Silent Disco” installation at the SCI-Arc gallery. He begins by asking Bestor about the installation’s relationship to the work that produced by her office. Diaz Alonso asks about the relationship of “weak form,” to the installation, leading to a general discussion her interest in both style and academics. Bestor and Diaz Alonso discuss the fabrication process, and the signficance of the materials. Bestor fields questions from the audience. Asked about the graphic agenda of the installation, Bestor cites Bridget Riley. Finally, she addresses in more detail her interest in plywood and plexiglass.

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April 8, 2011 | Video Lecturer:

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Hernan Diaz Alonso talks with Barbara Bestor about her “Silent Disco” installation at the SCI-Arc gallery. He begins by asking Bestor about the installation’s relationship to the work that produced by her office. Diaz Alonso asks about the relationship of “weak form,” to the installation, leading to a general discussion her interest in both style and academics. Bestor and Diaz Alonso discuss the fabrication process, and the signficance of the materials. They also explore the topic of disco and its aesthetic politics.


Christian Moeller Tangible Cartoons

January 26, 2011 | Video Lecturer:
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Hernan Diaz Alonso introduces Christian Moeller as an artist, architect and founder of UCLA’s Design Media Arts program. Moeller begins by talking about his background and how he shifted from architecture to other disciplines. Moeller presents robotic artwork, visual and sonic installations, and art for airports and libraries. He describes the whole process of development from concept to execution, often including anecdotes about the clients and fabrication.

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Moeller discusses his first work in the U.S., “Cheese.” He presents his work with KUKA robots and their interaction with...
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Moeller discusses his first work in the U.S., “Cheese.” He presents his work with KUKA robots and their interaction with humans, focusing on “Nosy” a video installation, “Daisy” a robotic sculpture, and “Mojo” a robotic light installation. Moeller describes an installation in an airport and a project done with water bottles, articulating the whole process of development of the projects from concept to execution, often including funny anecdotes.


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Hernan Diaz Alonso introduces Christian Moeller as an artist, architect and founder of UCLA’s Design Media Arts program. Moeller begins by talking about his background and how he shifted from architecture to other disciplines. Moeller presents some of his media installations, focusing on a series of metal poles that produced sounds when users touched them.


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During the final part of the lecture Moeller describes a project for a library and a large-scale project for the parking lot of an airport. Moeller concludes the lecture by presenting a live video broadcast of a musical performance on an extraordinary audio system, including Oskar Sala, a pioneer of electronic music, performing on his invention the Trautonium.