Wednesday, December 12, 2007


If you can get there (Dezk), you really showed go to the first solo show of Golan Levin in New York, at the Bitforms gallery. Opens 30th Nov 2007 - 12 Jan 2008. Artist talk 12 Jan 2008.

Golan will be showing many new works, some of them the fir time in public.

asks “What if artworks could know how we were looking at them? And, given this knowledge, how might they respond to us?” The sculpture presents a solitary mechatronic blinking eye, at human scale, which responds to the gaze of visitors with a variety of psychosocial eye-contact behaviors that are at once familiar and unnerving. Among other forms of feedback, Opto-isolator looks its viewer directly in the eye; intently studies its viewer’s face; looks away coyly if it is stared at for too long; and blinks precisely one second after its viewer blinks. See behind the scenes.
And some crap quality video
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