Blip Festival makes its long-awaited return to New York City. Produced by 8bitpeoples in association with The Tank and Live Nation, the Blip Festival 2012 finds Manhattan once again at the center of the universe. From May 25-27, musicians and visualists from all corners of the globe will assemble at the Gramercy Theatre to perform music & motion graphics, produced on & inspired by early-generation home computers and gaming consoles.
Forms is an ongoing collaboration between visuals artists Memo Akten and Quayola, a series of studies on human motion, and its reverberations through space and time. It is inspired by the works of Eadweard Muybridge, Harold Edgerton, Étienne-Jules Marey as well as similarly inspired modernist cubist works such as Marcel Duchamp’s “Nude Descending a Staircase No.2″. Rather than focusing on observable trajectories, it explores techniques of extrapolation to sculpt abstract forms, visualizing unseen relationships – power, balance, grace and conflict – between the body and its surroundings.
After debuting in 2010, Vimeo is now accepting submissions for the second Vimeo Festival + Awards, which celebrates the most creative and original videos online, as well as the individuals who make them.