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Nicolas Sassoon – AVENUE at Link Cabinet

May 5, 2017

The Link Art Center is proud to present AVENUE, a new work by Nicolas Sassoon. The show will be online at Link Cabinet from May 5 to June 4, 2017.
 
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AVENUE is a large animated GIF which dimensions deliberately exceed the size of the screen, forcing the viewer to penetrate into an hypnotic portrayal of an architectural space. The representation depicts the interior of “Avenue” an underground art/music project active in Vancouver BC, Canada between 2012 and 2015. The scene has been recreated by the artist based on his personal memories with no intent to be a precise depiction of the space. The artist invites us to follow him in a world blending memories of real elements with imaginary visions. (more…)

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Better Not Tell You Now by Émilie Brout & Maxime Marion at Link Cabinet – Documentation

From March 8 to April 7, 2017 Link Cabinet presented Better Not Tell You Now, a project by Émilie Brout & Maxime Marion.

 

Better Not Tell You Now is a generative video created and presented for the first time at Link Cabinet. Using machine learning technology the artists trained an artifical intelligence with a database of forty thousand messages from Reddit, the renowned social news aggregator and discussion website. Going through subreddits like Conspiracy, Philosophy and Futurology, the artists selected messages and discussions focused mainly on Artificial Intelligence and Singularity. (more…)

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Émilie Brout & Maxime Marion – Better Not Tell You Now at Link Cabinet

Mar 8, 2017

The Link Art Center is proud to present Better Not Tell You Now, a new work by Émilie Brout & Maxime Marion. The show will be online at Link Cabinet from March 8 to April 7, 2017.
 
Better Not Tell You Now is a generative video created and presented for the first time at Link Cabinet. Using machine learning technology the artists trained an artifical intelligence with a database of forty thousand messages from Reddit, the renowned social news aggregator and discussion website. Going through subreddits like Conspiracy, Philosophy and Futurology, the artists selected messages and discussions focused mainly on Artificial Intelligence and Singularity. Starting from this wide database the work automatically generates a recombinant text, always new and unique. The images displayed on the background are loaded in real-time, searched for keywords related to the text. (more…)

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Material Speculation: ISIS by Morehshin Allahyari at Link Cabinet – Documentation

Mar 2, 2017

From December 2, 2016 to February 5, 2017 Link Cabinet presented Material Speculation: ISIS, a project by Morehshin Allahyari.

 

Morehshin Allahyari uses 3D printing technology as a tool for alternative artifact archiving, as well as a means of political resistance and documentation. In her series Material Speculation: ISIS she reconstructs selected artifacts of historical value that were destroyed by ISIS in 2015. After collecting and researching vast numbers of images and documents of the destroyed objects, she is able to recreate and print a 3D model of the artifact.
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