Memoblast / Transmediale 013

January 17, 2013 | Posted by Raquel Meyers | Comment
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Memoblast is a group performance in a fax-based office. Raquel Meyers, Jacob Sikker Remin and Goto80 are office workers who handle the flow of information by following rituals and rules for efficiency. They work with conventional office tools such as text editors and spreadsheets to create graphics, music and memos. Every day we maintain and […]

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Spark D-Fuser / Glitch Grinder / VMX Activ8 progress report

December 30, 2012 | Posted by admin | Comment
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There has been three projects that caught my interest on first sight and that I’ve been keeping tabs on the last few years. And since one project was finished and released this year and there was some major developments in the other two, I find this a perfect moment to present a progress report.

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VJ Vitascope mini documentary

November 25, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comment
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This is a mini documentary about VJ Vitascope a.k.a. Simon Richardson, an artist from Glasgow who performs with 16mm film projectors. Jim Rusky, the maker of the movie, recently discovered the original movie files on an old harddrive and Simon uploaded the documentary to his Vimeo account.

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New blood, new energy

August 31, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comment
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Getting new members injects energy into the organization. Fake Pilot (a.k.a. Mattias Lindberg) is one of our latest additions and he has been cramming Quartz Composer and Processing books lately and shared valuable tips and video experiments in our Facebook group. I thought I’d share some of that here on the blog.

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Galantis Live Premiere

August 29, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comment
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Yesterday I met up with Dan (ElectricKingDan) from Startsladd during his brief visit to Stockholm. We talked VJ-ing in general and the Galantis live premier video in specific over tacos, beer and coffee.

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The D-Fuser site is up and running

August 20, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comment
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Toby finally got the site up for the D-Fuser DVI mixer. Between September 1-9 you will be able to order a mixer from the first production. Read all about the pricing, shipping and other details at the brand new *spark live web site.

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August 16, 2012 | Posted by Raquel Meyers | Comment
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INTERNATIONAL TELETEXT ART FESTIVAL ITAF in ARD TEXT page > 770 16.08.2012 – 16.09.2012 Participating artists: Ashley Anderson, Bym, Frederic Cambus, Max Capacity, Cordula Ditz, Maria Duncker, Dan Farrimond, Kathrin Günter, Francis Hunger, Juha van Ingen, Raquel Meyers, Dave Needham, Rich Oglesby, Seppo Renvall, Janne Suni, Jarkko Räsänen and Kari Yli-Annala. The International Teletext Art […]

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Mountain Lion

August 11, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | 2 Comments »
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I’m on OSX but I’m not at all an early adopter when it comes to operating systems. I just upgraded to Lion in June and the next release, Mountain Lion is already here. So is it worth upgrading yet? The subject was brought up in our Facebook group and Mattias Lindberg (Fake Pilot) stated that […]

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Mapping Festival 2013

August 10, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comment
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It’s already time to apply for the next edition of the prestigious Mapping Festival in Geneva, Switzerland. The festival will take place May 2-12 next year.

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The D-Fuser is coming… for real!

August 10, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | 2 Comments »
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No one could have imagined that it would take this long time to make the D-Fuser ready for production but the time is finally here.

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