It's videos like this that show that educational topics don't have to be boring..Great stuff
...Fair Play Mr. Traubeck, this is truly a masterpiece. I bet you didn't think it would turn out this well...
...Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg..a new fad or here for the perceivable future? I think there's definitely going to be a lot more of this to come. Overall they look great, even if they're a little robotic at times, kinks I'm sure can ironed out in time..hats off...
...David Bailey Takes Manhattan on Nowness.com...
It is not a new thing; indeed at the present it seems a positively over-done thing. Appropriation of Internet photography -specifically from Google street-view or Google maps- is acutely prevalent in current photographic and art practice. It may be said that there is far too much imagery littering both our virtual and actual environments already, and to react to this by producing yet more images only adds to the glut of imagery that is being critiqued in the first place. However this seeming contradiction of agendas can be beneficial to the work of a few. In order to make work that critiques the very thing that it eventually embellishes, the work must conceal its agenda behind deliberate layers of intersecting imagery and absolute conceptual rigour. The work must have entire conviction that it is not just another Google project.
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