Articles by Ivan Lozano

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: Fractured Time

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: Fractured Time

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtBSMKSsyEY] Ryan Trecartin, I-BE AREA (Double Jamie, Ramada Omar, and Sally Man Pause), video excerpt, 2007 Lately, I’ve been thinking about the kinship between Ryan Trecartin’s narratives and those of …

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

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3CKD9JRhME] Shana Moulton, “Whispering Pines 9,” video, 2009 In an essay titled “Cyborg Anthropology,” Gary Lee Downey, Joseph Dumit and Sarah Williams offer a sort of manifesto: Cyborg Anthropology invests …

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’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 …