Screening | The Computational Sublime - Works by Gregg Biermann
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“In this work Gregg Biermann has taken head-on some of the supreme moments of classical cinema and subjected them to a dazzling transformation in the digital domain. The results are exhilarating, surprising tours de force. They also have a zany quality that shows the artist to have a witty imagination. He is a prober into the hidden corners of cinema, and a master of computer-based wizardry.” – Larry Gottheim
“As a whole, Gregg Biermann’s recent work suggests a sense of the overwhelming in a historical moment in which we are disoriented visually, sonically, socially, politically, and even biologically. It reflects and refracts the sense that, even as we attempt to make sense of the contemporary world, it continues to shift, becoming a foreign and unfamiliar territory. In Biermann’s work, as in contemporary life, our landmarks are constantly shifting, forcing us to find new ways of locating ourselves in a spatial and temporal situation that is ever slipping beyond our mind’s grasp.” – Jaimie Baron, Barely Recognizable: The Horizons of the Digital Medium in the Work of Gregg Biermann
TIMESLICES (2017). 7 min.
LABYRINTHINE (2010). 8 min.
JULIE ANDREWS SINGS A ROUND WITH HERSELF (2017). 7 min.
UTOPIA VARIATIONS (2008). 5 min.
SPHERICAL COORDINATES (2005). 5 min.
CROP DUSTER OCTET (2011). 5 min.
OUT THERE IN THE DARK (2016). 4 min.
MAGIC MIRROR MAZE (2013). 5 min.
ITERATIONS (2014). 5 min.
SCENES FROM THE ANTHROPOCENE (2017). 14 min.