[ISEA2015] Artist Statement: Antoine Schmitt – RANGER-DÉRANGER

Artist Statement

Projection, Software (2014)

Ranger-Déranger is an abstract composition of white pixels set up inside a black rectangle. The pixels change places one at a time. Two opposing forces are in play: On one side the software endeavours to arrange the pixels in neat, straight lines. On the other side the machine works to displace the pixels at random. It is a model for the universal struggle between order and chaos.

  • Antoine Schmitt creates installations, urban art and performances that question philosophical and social problematics. His work has received several international awards and has been exhibited in festivals and museums worldwide. As a theoretician, speaker and editor of gratin.org, Antoine Schmitt explores the field of programmed art.

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