The New And The Newest Age II

Jarkko Räsänen

Video shows an algorhitmic rearragement process on x-axis based on brightness values of the columns of a collage made by an unknown pupil over the image of Gustavus Adolphus in the history textbook "New and the Newest Age II" from 1929. The soundtrack consists of the visual information interpreted as GSM signal.

Production Year
2014
Duration
00:02:41
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
The New And The Newest Age II
Finnish Title

Uusi ja uusin aika II

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jarkko Räsänen (Author), Jarkko Räsänen (Cinematographer), Jarkko Räsänen (Director), Jarkko Räsänen (Editor), Jarkko Räsänen (Producer), Jarkko Räsänen (Script), Jarkko Räsänen (Sound Design)
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Jarkko Räsänen (b. 1984) is multimedia artist focusing on photography, moving image and sound art. He has made video art since 2005, starting with documentations of performative actions. More recently, he has moved towards computer based and algorithmic visual works, including live vj performances with self-made softwares. He is a member of moving image cooperative FixC. Räsänen’s moving image works have been presented in various gallery exhibitions mostly in Finland and Germany, as well as at International Telext Festival goes Ars Electronica, Anthology Archives New York, Papay Gyro Festival Hong Kong & Orkney and Fundacio Joan Miro, Mallorca.