laughingsquid:

Zenith Chromacolor TV, 1970s

Beware of nostalgia!!!
Frame as Focus, iPhone Screenshot of iPhone Camera focusing, 2011 Chadwick Gibson

sfmoma:

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I am thoroughly fascinated by the idea of “machine vision” and what some artists/curators are calling the “new aesthetic.” These terms call attention to contemporary visual culture’s utter dependency on the invisible numerical logic of the pixel. Technology’s endless visual streams of pixels may, if we are not mindful, reinvigorate the historically devastating link between vision and objectivity—it’s Johan Casper Lavater’s dream…

I am thoroughly fascinated by the idea of “machine vision” and what some artists/curators are calling the “new aesthetic.” These terms call attention to contemporary visual culture’s utter dependency on the invisible numerical logic of the pixel. Technology’s endless visual streams of pixels may, if we are not mindful, reinvigorate the historically devastating link between vision and objectivity—it’s Johan Casper Lavater’s dream…