I started my research inspired by an early XX century brazilian artistic movement. It was called Anthropophagism (synonym for cannibalism). It is basis is the act of appropriation. The projects I envisioned were related to the use of computers to cannibalize current social, artistic and political issues. In other words, to automate the process of […]
the conversion of something from one form or medium into another : the translation of research findings into clinical practice. formal or technical the process of moving something from one place to another : the translation of the relics of St. Thomas of Canterbury. [from mac os dictionary] Translators always risk inappropriate spill-over of […]
i think i can claim that a piece of mine (such as Auto-timer performance) has a cannibalistic approach (or appropriative nature, in other words) in it, if we agree with David Hockney that this piece of Van Eyck relies in collage as much as his own Pearblossom Highway does.
Appropriation may be thought of as one of the placement of elements in new context. In the visual arts, to appropriate means to adopt, borrow, recycle or sample aspects (or the entire form) of man-made visual culture. Art practices involve the ‘appropriation’ of ideas, symbols, artefacts, image, sound, objects, forms or styles from other cultures, […]