09 May 2011

Jordan Tate

Jordan Tate's New Work is an exploration of visual language and process. In a sense it is an examination of how we see, what we see, what merits being seen, and how images function in contemporary visual culture. The photographic image is still often viewed as a mechanical reproduction of reality. In this paradigm, the photograph functions not as an object, but as a conceptually transparent representation of a reproduced reality rather than an object loaded with historical and functional contexts.

I like his profile like visual artist and also like curator, Jordan Tate is the founder and editor of the contemporay art blog "i like this art", I recommended it!

Tate is seeking contributors/sponsors for his newly restructured Kickstarter project - prnt scrn: developing a new method of photographic output! The goal of the project is to create a new type of print that more readily replicates the context of screen-based viewing. The project information is below, or you can find it. See more;

Tate's work belongs to a growing group of photographers indebted to predecessors Christopher Williams and James Welling. Tate pushes the conversation beyond nostalgia and squarely into the present, however, by indulging in screen-based images and non-traditional output methods like lenticular screens, animated gifs, and 3-D anaglyphs.

PROJECT- prnt scrn: developing a new method of photographic output!

I want to create a new method of photographic output that approximates screen-based vision; I want photographs to glow in the dark, move, and change after they have left the computer and exist in physical space. I want to build new methods of printing, and examine the effects of various dynamic processes on the photographic print.
The ultimate product of this project will be the development of processes and works that address screen-culture and its impact on contemporary photography and new media by making prints that attempt to address the function and aesthetic of images on screen.

Experimental processes may include (but are not limited to):
Phosphorescent inkjet printing, DIY rapid prototyping, self-replicating 3D printer, lenticular printing, stereographic printing, light sensitive dot matrix printing

Every contributor gets updates on all of the project processes, as well as rewards for their level of contribution. More info about this project, here.