Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Five Words for Lou.

I was asked to provide a short film containing five words for Lou. Strictly speaking this is four words + Lou.


Friday, 17 July 2015

Stepping the Steps (along a found blue line), 2015

A blue line trailed down and then up the steps of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid. It seemed natural to trace and step the steps..........

Stepping the Steps (along a found blue line), 2015 by Lisa Z. Morgan

Monday, 15 June 2015

Sharing Romance (Casablanca 'bits'), 2003

I re.discovered "Sharing Romance" recently while trawling through some old files. I believe it is still relevant in the pinkest sense.

Sharing Romance (Casablanca 'bits'), 2003 by Lisa Z. Morgan

“Sharing Romance (Casablanca 'bits)” is a visual pattern generated by the movie Casablanca as it was experienced by 1,500 people around the world on one day in 2003. The sequence demonstrates how the download of Casablanca caught and entered one part of the movie and mapped the copying that took place by accessing ‘bits’ of the film as it was shared. As each piece was copied, it became possible for others to access immediately that section of the download. Thus the behavior is likened to a swarm. In this space/place ‘ownership’ no longer exists and has neither use nor meaning.
The original film of Casablanca took 8 hours to download but this 'film' maps the first 10 minutes of the download and is then time lapsed down to a minute and a half. The fluttering/flickering pink-ness becomes far more prominent in real time.

Monday, 1 June 2015

DESIRE in June

DESIRE by The Laboratory Arts Collective will be published towards the end of June. Stills from the film "Spinning" may well be included.............

Spinning, 2001 by Lisa Z. Morgan. 16mm film

Monday, 27 April 2015

Leave Your Head on the Doorstep, 2015

The Lavender Hinge has completed a new piece in the Trucking Blanket Series.

Leave Your Head on the Doorstep by The Lavender Hinge, 2015 52 x 52 ins. Trucking blanket, cotton binding

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Uncreative Practices: A Cross-Divisional RISD Symposium with Kenneth Goldsmith

Kenneth Goldsmith 84 SC – a poet and author of the influential book Uncreative Writing: Managing Language in the Digital Age (2011) – visited RISD last week to share his latest thoughts on open culture, appropriation and lack of originality as part of a cross-disciplinary symposium on Uncreative Practices. Organized by Professor of Literary Arts + Studies Mairéad Byrne, Assistant Professor of Digital + Media Shona Kitchen, D+M Lecturer Lisa Z. Morgan and Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Clement Valla MFA 09 DM, the symposium was presented as part of the RISD Museum’s ongoing series of forums augmenting the RISD Faculty Biennial.

Monday, 2 March 2015

Pink Hole, 2014

"Pink Hole" by The Lavender Hinge will be included in my essay for The Laboratory Arts Collective's next magazine, which is all about DESIRE........

Pink Hole by The Lavender Hinge, 2014. Kid mohair, 46ins x 40 ins

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