Drei Klavierstucke op. 11 (2009) - Cory Arcangel

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Recently I took a few months of my free time and decided to recreate Arnold Schoenberg's 1909 op. 11 Drei Klavierstücke (aka Three Piano Pieces) by editing together videos of cats playing pianos downloaded from Youtube. Schoenberg's Op11 is often considered the first piece of "atonal" music, or music to completely break from traditional western harmony which means it's not written in a "key".....This project fuses a few different things I have been interested in lately, mainly "cats", copy & paste net junk, and youtube's tendency in the past few years to host videos that are as good and many times similar to my favorite video artworks. I think all this is somehow related. I'm talking about The Infinite Cat Project, Cats in Sinks, Cat in Fan, Ninja cat comes closer while not moving!, Smart Cat Open Door, Fat Cat VS Small Box, Pussy versus Printer, Edison's The Boxing Cats (Prof. Welton's), It's been a long day, Panta improvising on the piano featuring my cat (my personal favorite cat video), the Ultimate Canon Rock, Sopranos every profanity, The Big Lebowski - Every Single Fucking Dude, Marclay's "hello" supercut, 50 50s, Check out my new stereo - Extreme Bass! (also see Goldstein's "A Glass of Milk" here), Watching the Paint Dry (also see Burt Barr's Watching The Paint Dry series here), even Andy Eating a Hamburger, & Infinite Warhol (you might have noticed we are back 2 the beginning of this list).

-- FROM THE ARTIST'S WEBSITE

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My Worst Nightmare (2006) - Emma Davidson

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ADORNO, THIRD EYE BLIND, GHOSTFACE DRILLAH (2007/2008) - Kari Altmann

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Multiple Views

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Artist Dan Graham (born 1942) has embraced a wide range of media and genres including film, video, performance, installation, architecture (he collaborated with Jeff Wall in 1989 to build Children’s Pavilion), women’s magazines (Figurative—made in 1965 and reproduced in Harper’s Bazaar in 1968), and rock music (where he has collaborated with musicians such as Glenn Branca and Sonic Youth). Graham is well known for his documentary Rock My Religion (1982-84), a fifty-two minute video that explores the religious and spiritual tendencies underlying the American obsession with rock music. In the exhibition catalog for Don’t Trust Anyone Over Thirty, Diedrich Diederichsen claims that this video is “one of the most important texts on the theory of rock music.” Rock My Religion, as well as many other of these interdisciplinary projects are included in Graham’s current solo show, Dan Graham: Beyond, at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City.

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Edge TV with Animal Charm (2008) - Animal Charm

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Click Click Click (2009) - Seth Nicholas Stephens

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vai avanti .com (2006) - Rafael Rozendaal

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Ancestral Worship (2009) - Duncan Malashock

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Kool-Aid Man in Second Life (2009) - Jon Rafman

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To schedule a free guided tour of Second Life contact: koolaidmaninsecondlife [at] gmail [dot] com


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Kanye Vision Bookmarklet (2009) - Evan Roth and Tobias Leingruber

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VIEW THE INTERNET THE WAY KANYE SEES IT.

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SCREENCAST: HOW-TO ADD KANYE VISION

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(This project is part of F.A.T. Lab's Kanye Webst Week where they will post "Kanye-West-Web-2.0 related original content" daily until May 17th.)

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