6 of 12 of 12 years, today

todaze: i watched Twin Peaks; streamed a beautiful noise event from ENEMY on my experimental online radio station; worked beachside in a cold Miami; curated/organized Dirty New Media with folks at an important Glitch Art Festival in Chicago; considered the majiks of ritual tattoos; visited as a Visiting Artist at Northwestern University; exhibited in Art Basel; taught Unity/VR at the School of the Art Institute; filmed trains coming and going from the stations; wore Santiago X’s design under sum winter camo; curated Art and Games in Chicago New Media at University of Illinois, in Gallery 400’s most well attended exhibition ever; and watched a new/next generation make dirty, glitchy, noisy waves…

December 6th, its bin a run yawl…

“colonialism is a glitch” — Santiago X

“All women have the same color of tattoo — blue. This color comes from kohl, a natural product used by many Algerians today as eyeliner, and ramram, a blue flower.” — Yasmin Bendaas via Brandi Squire

“Blue Rose was a top secret joint task force of the United States military and Federal Bureau of Investigation, formed in the years after the official closure of Project Blue Book in 1970 to investigate cases of a paranormal nature, as well as “troubling abstractions” that Project Blue Book could not resolve. The name originated in 1975 from the last words of the tulpa of Lois Duffy: “I’m like the blue rose.” — Twin Peaks Wiki

“showing y’all how to use Pure Data for pure glitchyness and randomness.” — Antonio Roberts

“WERKSHOP NO1: ANIMATED GIFs in the D1RTY N3W M3DIΔ (lyfe)STYLES
facilitated by Eric Fleischauer

WERKSHOP NO2: EXPERIMENTAL 3D lab ft. UNITY
facilitated by Rick Silva

WERKSHOP NO3: HAUNTED MEDIA VIA GHOST FRAMES
facilitated by stAllio!
summoning ghost frames…

WERKSHOP NO4: PURELY DIRTY SIDE OF PURE DATA
facilitated by: Antonio Roberts (AKA hellocatfood)

organized/curated by jonCates, Jake Elliott and shawné michaelain holloway”

“of course, it’s one thing to see a ghost, and something else altogether to capture a ghost. ghost frames disappear just as suddenly as they appear. skip so much as one frame too far and those ghostly glitches you’ve been cultivating could vanish. you can’t just hold down the left arrow key and storm through the place: you have to inch along. you have to creep.
so that’s how you summon ghost frames” — stAllio!

“Ghostwood National Forest was a forest that surrounded the town of Twin Peaks.” — Twin Peaks Wiki

“we live/run/art/walk/luv dirtynewmeda lifestyles; believing in radical openness_critical thinking_counter/cyber/queer/goth/punk/alt/geek culture aesthetics_experimentation + critical
scholarship:: like glitch art, dirtynewmedia artists are interested in exploring the ways in which technological systems && equipment can be realigned, modified and played with critically.” — shawné michaelain holloway

[Ratatosk, REGRESSION, DRAINOLITH, and Nicholas Davis were broadast live from ENEMY Sound in Chicago on NUMBERS]

“he died at sea, and his books were burned.” — Pamela O. Long

“Virtual Bodies in bodies in bodies in bodies” — Alfredo Salazar-Caro

“Production errors: Frost was not aware of any possible meaning behind the visual glitch” — Twin Peaks Wiki

“Curiouser and curiouser!” Cried Alice” — Lewis Carroll

December 6, from 2008 to 2020 — jonCates, 臺北市 台灣 (Taipei, Taiwan)

School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Film, Video, New Media and Animation dept; Art History, Theory and Criticism dept.

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