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The political aesthetics of subversion in photography

By Christos Panagiotou and Dimitris Yiannacou Presented in Helsinki Photomedia 2022, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland 1 The modern axiomatic belief of quantification as the only valid truth and its aesthetic extend on photography. 1.1 Modernity and quantifiable re-construction of spatiotemporal dimension Modernity is like a colossal, cultural-historical machine that simulates and reconstructs space and time … Continue reading The political aesthetics of subversion in photography

I’ll see you in the trees

 “I see you in the trees” is a comparative study of people and trees, which explores humanity and its complexities within the context of nature, thus forging a path to self-realization. In a bid to convey dynamic connectivity, which neutralizes bias while initiating empathy and compassion, participants were asked to illustrate their innermost self while … Continue reading I’ll see you in the trees

The weather project

Summary: The “weather project” is -originally- an installation artwork by Olafur Eliasson (Figure 1) exhibited at Tate, London, in 2003. In Eliasson’s installation, objects representing the sun, and lights representing the light of the sky are exposed at the Turbine Hall of the Tate Gallery. The observer is dazzled with an atmospheric experience indoors. An … Continue reading The weather project

Evolving a single frame into film material

Summary: Following the multilayered digital frame logic, we aim to create a narrative within a single frame of a film (i.e., a 1/25 of a second). The animation frame components and the space around them is examined as potential filming spaces and therefore, digital cinematography practices can be applied within. A single digital multilayered frame … Continue reading Evolving a single frame into film material

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