[ISEA2009] Artists Statement: Personal Cinema & The Erasers – FOLDED IN, 2008

Artists Statement

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Folded In is a project about the notion of borders, the conflicts they raise, and the different ways through which they are represented in the social networks of the web 2.0. In the digital era people are supposed to be given the possibility to cross borders, to supersede them and see beyond. User-generated systems like the YouTube are based on the information and perspectives provided by the users. But what does this call for subjectivity brings upon? A tour in the YouTube will allow one to see that people reproduce the prejudices and superstitions imposed to them by the mainstream media and nationalistic beliefs. foldedin.net

  • Personal Cinema is a network active in the field of media arts. personalcinema.org
  • The Erasers are a group whose work is based on the integration of various seemingly diverse elements such as: live cinema/ improvised music/ performance_actions/ the Internet/ and installation techniques. The erasers are an open circuit.  theerasers.blogspot.com

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