An artist working with electronics and electronic media, based in Brooklyn, NY

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Glitches Get Stitches: An Interview with Artist Phillip Stearns

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Writer Nick Zurko interviewed Phillip David Stearns, the artist and designer behind GlitchTextiles. From music to art, glitch to stitches and everything in between. This interview is the most comprehensive glimpse yet at the story behind the creation of GlitchTextiles. READ MORE


Loud Tate 2014 Code – Common Interference

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If you’re in London this weekend, stop by Tate Britain on Saturday November 8th from 12pm until close, for the special Code edition of Loud Tate. It’s a free event in the rotunda!

Read more about the program for the day.

I’ll be premiering a new series of video studies, Coplanar Studies, along side works by Azamat Akhmadbaev, Rosa Menkman, and Antonio Roberts.

More on that here.


Exhibition: EVIDENT MATERIAL

EVIDENT MATERIAL

http://transfergallery.com/exhibitions/2014/11/evident-material/

November 15 through December 13, 2014

  • Opening Reception with the Artist :Saturday, November 15     7 – 11 PM

TRANSFER is pleased to present ‘EVIDENT MATERIAL’ a new series of work from Phillip David Stearns. For this exhibition, Stearns produced film-based images without a camera by applying various household chemicals and 15,000 volts of alternating current directly to the film. In a flash, arcs spread out across the surface, burning holes and igniting the film. As in our eyes, images are conveyed in a stream of such electric impulses. Here such impulses are amplified some 300,000 times.

Statement from the Artist:
“The sentiment that the camera is an extension of the eye is taken to an extreme. When looking through the Fujifilm FP-100c instant color film datasheets, the similarities between the layering of materials in the film and the layering of cells in the retinal is striking. Perhaps it is because the development of such film technologies parallels an evolving understanding of how the eye sees.”

This work continues previous explorations challenging the ontology of post-digital photography using extended techniques—bending, cracking and breaking the medium. The works in ‘EVIDENT MATERIAL’explore the potential for analog photographic media to operate beyond their intended capacity for reproducing a world of appearances. The process of extension is applied to every material in such a way that reveals process itself as evidently material.

PHILLIP DAVID STEARNS(USA, 1982) Based in Brooklyn, NY, Stearns’s work is centered on the use of electronic technologies and electronic media to explore dynamic relationships between ideas and material as mobilized within complex and interconnected societies. Deconstruction, reconfiguration, and extension are key methodologies and techniques employed in the production of works that range from audio visual performances, electronic sculptures, light and sound installation, digital textiles, and other oddities both digital and material.

His work has been exhibited internationally at electronics arts festivals, museums, and galleries including: Turku Biennial 2013, WRO Biennale 2013, Transmediale 2013, Denver Art Museum (2013), The Photographer’s Gallery London (2012), The Camera Club of New York (2012), Eyebeam (2012, 2007), Harvestworks (2010, 2012); Gli.tc/H 2112; and more. Full bio


Glitch Labcoats by Nukeme and UCNV


I arranged a swap with Nukeme and UCNV: a couple of glitched throws for a glitched labcoat.

The package arrived today and to my surprise they sent me both versions, light and dark. They are mindblowingly awesome. If you’re long in the arm, like me, see if they’ll taylor to your measurements.


Glitch Textiles SALE on Fab.com

For the next 3 Days, Glitch Textiles are available on Fab.com with sales prices discounted over 20%!

“Electronic media artist Phillip Stearns translates technical malfunctions onto blankets. Available through his Brooklyn-based venture, Glitch Textiles, the cotton creations exhibit psychedelic patterns made by corrupting the hardware of a digital camera, resulting in imagery that’s beautiful in its flaws.” -Fab.com

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Announcements

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Upcoming:
Performance at LEAP Jan 30th
Performance at Transmediale – Jan 31st
Presentation/Performance at Société de Curiosité – Feb 5th
Presentation/Workshop at DATA ~55.0 Feb 8th

Just in:
Studio Visit and Interview on Creators Project
Studio Visit Interview on Periscope
Feature on Rhizome
Year of the Glitch is now accepting submissions
Seeking supporters for a chance to glitch Times Square

New Work:
Retinal Pigment Epithelium…


A Shot at Glitching Times Square

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I’ve created a portfolio of some work from Year of the Glitch on See.Me for a chance to glitch a billboard in Times Square.

Visit my portfolio and click on the support button. You can also like your favorite images. Don’t forget to share with your friends!

Thanks!

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