[ISEA2015] Artist Statement: Jeroen Cluckers – ONEIRIA

Artist Statement

Video (2014)

Distorted memories are created from an imaginative zone known as Oneiria. In our high-tech world, unpredictable behaviour from technology is often perceived as negative. These glitches, however, can be a starting point to expand the possibilities of image production in the digital age. Oneiria uses datamoshing, a technique in which digital video images are deliberately made unstable. Found footage in different formats (digital HD, VHS, Super 8, …) is used in a painterly way, smearing images to create abstract, dreamlike landscapes.

  • Jeroen Cluckers (BE) is a video artist and experimental filmmaker. He explores the audiovisual potential of video and film by researching, deconstructing and transforming the language of media. His work has been displayed internationally at film and video art festivals, and previously shown on Belgian, Austrian and American television. He founded The Stargazer TV. He currently lives and works in Ghent, Belgium.

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