Videophone new step!



Yesterday, I built in the internal screen.
Pretty machine.
I'm working on this like crazy again. Also, a few days ago, I finished general bending on a Zoom 506 II bass pedal. Needs a bit more polishing and some solution for a nice controllable internal feedback.
But already: O.M.F.G!!!

videophone screen

A lot more soon to come.

Fuck Yeah!

 

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Videophone growing



I finally managed to upload some stuff I recorded with the Videophone (which now also has it's final name, yay). I'm still building on it like crazy, so there's lots more to come.

Here's also a picture of its last stage (it already looks different again, but I am way slower with documenting than I am with building.

Videophone

I am currently building the screen to the left inside the housing.

Here's two recordings I've made. More to come, soon.

 

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Night shift revisited



It's been close to a year now since I had the Night Shift show at Simon Oldfield Gallery. Yesterday, I was surprised in a very very nice way by Rebecca Helen Page, who has filmed bits of the performance I've done there and uploaded them to Vimeo.

It was quite a noisy performance with very weird sound and I had very short hair at that time.

The desk I had my instruments on was absolutely gorgeous. It felt like my own private TARDIS.

Thanks a lot Rebecca.

 

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Video Glitch Thing



There's something awesome growing and it's high time I posted it here:

So yeah... these are the first tests with the new video glitch thing I'm building. No better name yet, but oooh it's gonna look sexy!

It's based on Gijs Gieskes brilliant GVP1 Video effects processor

As usually, I'm going way over the top with the circuit bending. And then there will also be the whole VGA part of it which I haven't even messed with, yet.

Exciting.

soon more.

 

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Night shift



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Night Shift

Katy Kirbach & Simon Schäfer

 

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Private View
7 September 2011, 18.30 — 20.30
 

Exhibition continues to
28 September 2011


Night Shift explores the relationship between painting, sculpture and performance with new work by Simon Schäfer and Katy Kirbach.  

The exhibition examines the tension between the handmade and ready-made; multiplicity and uniqueness; live event and still object; the diurnal and nocturnal.  Night Shift is visually and aurally layered with texture, sound, digital feeds, colour and analogue electronics.

 
 

 

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Give me a nice little twirl...



Downloaded a plugin to make gifsicle work with Gimp. You can find it here. If you ever were annoyed with the overall quality of your gifs, YOU WILL BE AMAZED. Only for Linux, though. But you might as well consider getting a proper operating system, too. Eat your heart out, Photoshop.

New work for an upcoming show is on its way.

Here's a small Vorgeschmack for both:

twirl

 

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zoom



An old-ish gif I just found in my (mostly abandoned) Myspace-account.

zoom

 

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Londonlola



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Londonlola

Artists from Royal College of Art and Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK

Jean Baptiste Akim Calistru / Catharina Cronenberger / Maya Fujiwara / Raphael Hefti / Helen Turner / Nick Jeffrey / Paul Kneale / Jackeline Londoño / Simon Schäfer / Pablo Wendel / Samuel Williams / Jesse Wine /

Kunstverein Famile Montez e.V. Breite Gasse 24, 60311 Frankfurt Main

Opening Friday 13th August 2010 7 pm & party from 10 pm Club Lola Montez

live: der Warst DJs: Pit & Shved

Exhibition 14.8. - 15.8. 10 am - 10 pm

Londonlola is curated by Catharina Cronenberger Golebiowska and Simon Schäfer

 

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Mal wieder Musiken ins Netz gehebelt!



Lange her letzte Sache hier, deswegen da hier mal so neues auf die Ohren! Und zwar HIER!

Sind ausgesuchte Mitschnittereien der letzten zwei Auftritte im Waggon und in Mainz und meines Erachtens sind die nicht sooo schlechtigerant. Könnta anhörn und sagn was oda nich oda was.

Jajaja...

 

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