Death still exists; what has disappeared is the certainty that everything will eventually end sooner or later. There’s time to shave your head, time to let the gray hairs grow, time to get pregnant, to torture, to be the world champion, and to rewrite the encyclopedia.
With patience, a single person could build the pyramids; with perseverance, another single person could knock them down.
I guess destruction is another form of love.
‘Most Beautiful Design’ is a tribute mini album to the excellent design of the 3.5” floppy disk and to the dexterous workings of audio mp3 audio. The project was conceived to be small enough to be contained on a single floppy disk, exploiting the behaviour of very low bitrate mp3 compression, its audio artefacts and nonlinearity, as an instrument and mean of composition in which low fidelity doesn’t hide, but reveals new informations.
The EP celebrates the role these humble technologies played in the diffusion of music and knowledge. Bienoise collected samples from a simpler digital past to shape them into dense and soulful vignettes, that seek not to induce melancholy, but trust in our technology. To save, to share.5 hearts
PYN + TheMasks + Daniel Avery + VSN7.
What use was time to those who’d soon achieve Digital Immortality?
Come and See, directed by Elem Klimov, 1985. (Idi i smotri, original title)
After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.
The feature film, shot in the genre of military drama, takes place on the territory of Belarus in 1943. In the center of the story is a Belarusian boy, who witnesses the horrors of the Nazi punitive action, turning from a cheerful teenager into a gray-haired old man for two days.2 hearts
Maciej Kuciara, Santa Monica, CA, USA.
Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
A graphic representation of data abstracted from banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data.
Like city lights, receding.