‘STUDIO VISIT’ BY NICOLAS SASSOON

by Ariadna Zierold

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Vancouver, Canada based Nicolas Sassoon has been working on massive GIFs that span the width of a browser and actually require scrolling. His latest work, Studio Visit, depicts a studio space complete with wall panels, a brick fireplace, and multiple LCD screens. Today Sassoon is one of the most interesting artists working in the field of GIF-making and new media. He shows all over the world and has been included in exhibitions at the New Museum, the Museum of the Moving Image, and the New Orleans biennial Prospect.

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The body of work Sassoon has been producing there is called Pandora, which is the name of the street where the artist has lived, off and on, for the past four years. The series’ title also refers to small actions that have unforeseen and far-reaching consequences, and perhaps even to the darkness of the Internet. Sassoon’s pared-down aesthetic reflects that somber mood.

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James Cameron is going to shoot “Avatar 2″ 6.8 miles underwater

Posted from The Citrus Report

Really can’t find much to like about James Cameron. Great, so he made a video game movie and has more money than God, he still is boring to us now. The Daily Mail reports that “the sequel to Avatar will be set in the oceans of Pandora, the planet portrayed in the first film, and Cameron will shoot some scenes with the submarine he’s building — in 3D of course.”

Of course that is what he wants to do. We want to have french fries and burger today, which we will because we can afford it. And Cameron will do this underwater crap and make another video game because he can afford it.

Posted By The Citrus Report