Re: You Tube

From: Jack Sargeant (email suppressed)
Date: Sat Jan 27 2007 - 23:08:44 PST

thanks for posting this info...
as far as i can see the more 'we' can find new spaces to see / screen
the better.
On 26 Jan 2007, at 11:17, Steven Ball wrote:

> In November at cogcollective we showed a programme of works
> 'lifted' from YouTube and other online videoblogs, Screen Dump
> compiled by Philip Sanderson.
> See
> This was partly driven by the observation that many of the first
> personal teenage bedroom videos posted on YouTube structurally but
> presumably unwittingly resemble the kind of videowork previously
> the domain of film and video artists. Philip was also interested
> in YouTube as resembling a kind of online open screening, an
> accessible and 'democratic' screening space. Another intriguing
> aspect was the possibility of taking the videos from the web
> browser to being projected 'full size' in a more conventional
> screening format in a more conventional screening space set up.
> From the time of planning the programme earlier in the year (when
> YouTube was still relatively underground but gathering a critical
> mass) to the actual screening, YouTube had achieved a lot of
> mainstream media attention, driven mostly by its acquisition by
> Google and the Lonelygirl15 saga. By this point YouTube, it
> seemed, was everywhere (and now it's even on Frameworks). Much of
> this recent history is traced by the programme which also included
> works from a couple of artists' video blogs (including Philip's,
> Sam Renseiw's Patalab, and my own).
> The programme has now been recreated online and can be viewed at:
> Steven
> On 25 Jan 2007, at 02:37, Jack Sargeant wrote:
>> Has anybody curated a You Tube style 'film' festival yet? (I'm not
>> necessarily volunteering, but the idea seems interesting to me).
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> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.