Binoculars to … from

A GAZE THERE – AND BACK

In a simple and elegant way, the new piece by artist duo Mar Canet and Varvara Guljajeva Binoculars to… from combines two urban viewing cultures: those of tourism and surveillance. For the project, the artists have created a custom-made “tourist binocular” which opens a view to another city, where the viewer’s gaze will be simultaneously projected. Read more…

The Race Code

A  RACIAL TECHNOLOGY?

The Race Code is a photography based installation that tackles with issues of race, culture and perceptions of one’s self and the other. The installation consists of a photo booth, a face recognition software and a wall projection of a matrix of faces. The program takes a passport-like picture of the viewer, performs instant measurements of the face, which then appears on the projected matrix of faces. Read more…

Urban Media for All

AN OUTDOOR FESTIVAL CATALOGUE

What are the art projects in the Media Facades festival and why are they made? The Urban Media for All poster campaign aimed at creating context for the festival themes and projects, acting as an outdoor festival “catalogue”. Read more…