Articles by Ivan Lozano

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: Fractured Time

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: Fractured Time

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Ryan Trecartin, I-BE AREA (Double Jamie, Ramada Omar, and Sally Man Pause), video excerpt, 2007 Lately, I’ve been …

Bruce Nauman, "Mapping the studio II with color shift, flip, flop, & flip/flop (Fat Chance John Cage)", installation view, 2001. Courtesy Tate Modern

Future Metaphors

Bruce Nauman’s Cyborg Eyes

Future Metaphors

Bruce Nauman’s Cyborg Eyes

Not all events are recorded equally. Despite YouTube’s diarrheic explosion of what constitutes a potential video, clips where almost nothing happens are still difficult for a lot of people to …

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: An Introduction

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: An Introduction

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Shana Moulton, “Whispering Pines 9,” video, 2009 In an essay titled “Cyborg Anthropology,” Gary Lee Downey, Joseph Dumit …

Dziga Vertov, “The Man With The Movie Camera,” film still, 1929.

Kino-Eye, the video cyborg

Kino-Eye, the video cyborg

Kool-Aid Man in Second Life (.com) – Tour Promo from visionscraps on Vimeo. I lightly touched on my interest in “posthumanism” and cyborg theory on my last post on John …

John Gerrard, "Dust Storm (Dalhart, Texas)," Realtime 3D projection still, 2007, Courtesy of the artist's website

John Gerrard’s “Dust Storm (Dalhart, Texas)”

John Gerrard’s “Dust Storm (Dalhart, Texas)”

This weekend I travelled to Washington D.C. (Arlington VA to be exact) to participate in a panel called WE HAVE DECIDED NOT TO DIE for the Arlington Arts Center‘s amazing …

Marina Abramovic, "The Artist Is Present," performance documentation, 2010, courtesy of the New York Times

Performance Art Realness with a Twist

Performance Art Realness with a Twist

It starts like this: One snowy night last month, as New Yorkers rushed home in advance of a coming blizzard, more than a hundred artists, scholars and curators crowded into …