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Onol, Isin Gastprof.

title
Cast Shadows as Readymade Images Amid the Status of Representation and Reality
type
speech
keywords
Ethics, Art history, Philosophy, Fine Arts
texts
description
Işın Önol’s research aims at investigating diverse aspects of the use of cast shadow as a medium, as independent entities and as real-time moving images in current art practices. It analyses the status of shadow within the space of exhibition between representation and reality, as well as in relation to its implied connotations as opposed to notions of truth, illumination, clarity, and reliability. It focuses on various artworks that are dealing with these notions, by using shadows as tools for creating interactivity as well as spreading hidden information, playing with politics of representation. It claims that the increasing fascination with the artistic and curatorial involvement with shadow does not simply come from the developments of light technologies or the obscure characteristics of shadow, but rather emerges as a reaction to the existing conceptions of the notion of truth.
Lecturers
Isin Onol
title of event
Reality Manifestos, or Can Dialectics Break Bricks?
organisers/management
Kunsthalle Exnergasse, WUK
contributors
Dimitrina Sevova
contribution
date, time and location
date
2012-01-19 – 2012-01-20
location
Vienna (Österreich)
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