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Greenscreen Venice

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Greenscreen Venice
Venice, Los Angeles 2016

Live stream intervention involving a green screen, periscope.tv & Venice. Thanks to the team!! Credits to: Nadja Buttendorf, Theo Triantafyllidis, Lee Tusman, Ashley B. & periscope.tv

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All pics on flickr!!

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May 23rd, 2016 at 7:31 am

Build And Run

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This is a screen shot of the very first computer game I ever made!! You can download it for PC here or play it online here!

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dimension: 1024 x 768px, medium: computer game, PC & web
Aram Bartholl
2016

 

 

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May 18th, 2016 at 2:54 am

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How to share a UCLA all day parking ticket

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How to share a 12,-$ UCLA parking ticket:

  1. Get your 12,- $ all day visitor parking ticket .
  2. Leave it in the car as long as you park at UCLA.
  3. When you leave pass it on!

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May 17th, 2016 at 7:13 am

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Never worry again

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Result of a Twitter conversation. ‘Never worry again”, Photoshop, Aram Bartholl, 2016

 

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April 17th, 2016 at 2:27 am

DIY Car Seat Wedge Cushion #LA

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A DIY car seat wedge cushion made from a 8$ yoga mat! Los Angeles style #SPEEDPROJECT of the day!

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April 7th, 2016 at 4:29 am

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Keep away from children

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‘Keep Away From Children’ by Nadja Buttendorf & Aram Bartholl, 2016

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March 5th, 2016 at 6:41 am

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POST HACK or How To Send A Letter For Free

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POST HACK or How To Send A Letter For Free:

A letter is a message written with a pen on a piece of paper (dead tree) which gets delivered in its physical original form[!!] to the recipients physical home address (house in a city i.e.). Wow, pretty cool concept, no?

  1. Materials: Paper (blank paper is ususally almost impossible to find but if you’re lucky there might be some sheets left in a printer near by), Pen (just ask your friend or cubical neighbor for a pen to borrow. I recommend to keep it after writing the letter, you might need it again later…)
  2. Write a letter (ask your friend for a FB like or something…) and fold the paper to an envelope (see video)
  3. Adress!: Now the important part! On the envelope swapp the names of sender and recipient!  put the real recipient in the field of the sender and make up a non existing address for the official recipient field.
  4. NO STAMP!!  Send it off and wait for the letter  to ‘return’ to the ‘sender’.

How does it work? The postal service will try to deliver the letter to the recipients home. Due to wrong address it will  fail and the letter will ‘go back’ to ‘the sender’ which is the real recipient. In my first try below I just swapped sender and receiver which led to a visit at the post office in Berlin where I had to reject my own letter to make it ‘go back’ to ‘the sender’ in Berlin.

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On Tuesday October 20th after class I posted the letter at a letter box (funny metal container in public, different colors depending on the country you re in) in Kassel

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Since I put my real address as recipient the Deutsche Post did send me a note (another piece of paper!)  to my Berlin address to let me know they have a letter for me. They also announced it’s gonna cost extra money because the sender was so stupid to put no stamp.

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So I went to the Post office on Torstrasse in Berlin and told the clerk that I don t know the sender and that I m not gonna pay 62 cents + 51 cents fine for this strange piece of paper. No problem she said and filed it away…

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Finally!! Yesterday on Sunday (prolly on Saturday, five days later) the letter arrived at Constants place in Berlin. Thanks for the tweet! :) https://twitter.com/constantdull/status/657978567381397504  Love it! What a beautiful envelope with all these extra notes and stamps on it.

 

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October 27th, 2015 at 12:04 am

Home Entertainment

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‘Home Entertainment’ Aram Bartholl. 2012, 31 mins. video DVD.
DVD Dead Drop vol.4 at the Museum of Moving Image, NYC
December 7, 2012–January 31, 2013

“The reign of the DVD is over, and with it the era of the extra. Before home entertainment was streamed from the cloud, movies came on DVDs that contained more than just the featured attraction. Studios added bonus content like behind-the-scenes documentaries and audio commentaries to make DVDs more desirable to consumers.

But DVDs also came with undesirable extras that were universally frustrating to captive audiences waiting for their movie to begin: unskippable content. Trailers for upcoming movies, promotional spots, and other unwanted clips all found their way immovably in front of featured attractions.

Home Entertainment is a collection of media found on DVDs from around the world that you always wanted to skip, but couldn’t: international copyright warnings, home entertainment publisher logos, studio and distributor bumpers, anti-piracy propaganda, and more. This time, however, all the clips are chaptered, so you can finally skip them.”

If you manage to watch the whole thing in one go without skipping i buy you a beer! ;)

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May 1st, 2015 at 11:12 am

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ClampIt 500

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DIY hard drive crushing for small offices and homes.
Aram Bartholl 2015

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January 2nd, 2015 at 3:34 pm

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Paradise

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Re-staging Jennifer in Paradise by Constant Dullaart at Bahia Honda State Park, Florida Keys. Thx for the cool photoshop replies Constant!! :)))  Picture and concept by Meraz Tzur , “Fun Florida vacation” re-staging series during  ACA residency 2014.

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November 2nd, 2014 at 7:18 pm