#unicornthings

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2015

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Abstract

#unicornthings is a media archaeology of the GIF as performance to camera and as experimental cabaret.

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Two versions of an original artwork, one commissioned for Resonate '15, one represented as experimental cabaret. In this work, Streffen problematises the history of technology and ideas of accelerationism by performing a live media archaeology of the GIF format.

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live art, performance, digital media, media archeology, digital arts, contemporary art

Citation

Streffen, Isabella 2015 #unicornthings, digital video, 3.02mins (looped), exhibited at:The New Black exhibition, Hub Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia as part of Resonate '15 13-18 April 2015. Streffen, Isabella 2015 #unicornthings, performance, gifs, 5 mins, performed at Finishing School, Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London, November 2015.

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Institute of Art and Design