What ELEKTRA has left me with is a sense of warning. New media can be harnessed by creatives and technologists and then pushed to new potential, but overall I’m uncomfortable, in some instances, with using it to produce aggressive works. The world is volatile and I feel the artists role within this situation is to reveal truths and to decode data in order for the public to see it in new ways. If we relay aggression in our work we may perpetuate existing problems and ultimately have difficulty with accessibility to our work.
Dispatch one from Elektra should fittingly start with FEED from Kurt Hentschlager. This is the third and finally year of the presentation of this sold out crowd pleaser. It’s really an experience unlike any other. It starts with a piece of video music made of low pulses and writhing three dimensional polysexual beings which lasts […]