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Yes gazing through technology is certainly an aspect of some of my works
this probably creeps in from my reading around the New Aesthetic but the
goals aren't the same.  There is a simpler level/theme (even 'site') that
links the works however, networks.  Both Best of Luck with the Wall
(variant) and Sculptures for Distant Places both use networks to see spaces
in impossible ways.  The former work shifts me more firmly into film
because it's a collaborative work and Frédérique's main medium is film.

We've both (Frédérique and myself) being talking about
deterritorialisation/reterritorialisation (sticking more closely with
Deleuze's spelling with an s) since it's been mentioned a few times now -
trying to unpack a little more how we feel Best of Luck with the Wall
(variant) deterritorialises a space.  For us I guess this occurs on two
levels; political, how politics is turing the US/Mexico border into a sort
of no-mans land, and technological, how the use of technology/seeing
through technology transforms the territory/space into something other than
geography.  We are not sure what that 'other' is precisely but its scale
(rapidly approaching actual scale) makes us think of Alfred Korzybski's
map-territory relation and Borges short story On Exactitude in Science.

There seem to be aspects of deterritorialisation/reterritorialisation in
all the works by the artist's this week (to greater and lesser degrees) -
would be useful if you could all unpack this for the list.



On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 6:15 PM, Toby Tatum <tobyjamesta...@yahoo.co.uk>
wrote:

> Yes, of course! That is why your name was familiar. I can see now how *Best
> of Luck with the Wall (variant)* ties in with your installation at
> Stuttgarter Filmwinter. I can see now that the unrelenting gaze of the
> surveillance camera or drone is something you're very interested in, as
> well as the potential for subverting those machines.
>
> Best Wishes,
>
> Toby
>
>
> Toby Tatum
>
> *http://www.tobytatum.com/ <http://www.tobytatum.com/>*
>
>
> Toby Tatum's films are distributed by Collectif Jeune Cinéma
> <http://www.cjcinema.org/pages/fiche_auteur.php?auteur=969>
>
>
> Recent interviews online here
> <http://theundergroundfilmstudio.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/FILM-PANIC-ISSUE-3.pdf>
> & here
> <http://www.swedenborg.org.uk/events/swedenborg_film_festival/programme_and_awards_24_march_2016/interview_with_2016_joint_winner_toby_tatum>
>


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regards
Garrett
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Current events and soon:

Real Virtuality The Networked Art of Garrett Lynch:
http://realvirtuality.peripheralforms.com/ <http://www.filmwinter.de/en>

A network of people who attended an exhibition and contributed to the
creation of this work
http://asquare.org/work/peoplenetwork/

Pick up a postcard and participate at any of the following
galleries: Aksioma Institute for Contemporary Art (Ljubljana, Slovenia),
Bannister Gallery (Rhode Island, USA), Centro ADM (Mexico City, Mexico),
Centro de Cultura Digital (Mexico City, Mexico), Gallery XY (Olomouc, Czech
Republic), Gedok (Stuttgart, Germany), Guest Room (North Carolina, USA),
Human Ecosystems (Rome, Italy), Kunst Museum (Stuttgart, Germany),
Laboratorio Arte Alameda (Mexico City, Mexico), Le Wonder (Bagnolet,
France), MUTE (Lisbon, Portugal), NYU Art Gallery (Abu Dhabi, United Arab
Emirates), Open Signal (Portland, USA), Plymouth Arts Centre (Plymouth,
England), The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art (Plymouth, England),
Transfer Gallery (New York, USA), Upfor Gallery (Portland, USA), Watermans
(London, England), Wilhelmspalais (Stuttgart, Germany), WOWA (Riccione,
Italy), ZKM | Center for Art and Media (Karlsruhe, Germany)

Garrett Lynch: A network of people @ Galerie XY (Olomouc, Czech Republic) 9
- 13/04/2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/177492866199740/

Best of Luck with the Wall (variant) @ European Media Art Festival, Report
- notes from reality (Osnabrueck, Germany) 18/04 - 21/05/2018
https://www.emaf.de/en/index.html
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