Exhibitions Media Ontologies by Michael Morris
July 16 – August 11, 2018 Project Space One
Michael Morris will be using his time in the Project Space to explore methods of image creation combining 3D scanning and modeling, laser engraving, 16mm film, video synthesis, and silver gelatin printing in various combinations to explore the implications of each for the images’ meaning. Each medium and imaging technology has a different way of being embodied, and it follows that each has a different way of relating to a body represented. These experiments would result in a group of photographic prints as well as footage for a related film, both dealing with filmic/photographic representation of the human body in relation to mortality. Morris will also be exploring VSW’s photographic archive for images relating to mortality, spirits, ghosts, etc. as research for this project.
Michael Morris an artist and educator based in Dallas, Texas. His work responds to the rapid changes in how moving images are created and experienced in the 21st century, affirming the traditional space of experiencing cinema while also exploring the implications of new media.
Support for this project came from Joy of Giving Something and the New York State Council on the Arts Visual Arts program.