Sand Dune Cruft (After Francis Bacon)Auto-generated image.
Started October 25, 2023
Created October 29, 2023 at 10:38 AM EST Updates at 38 minutes past each hour.
Source: John Milton's Paradise Lost, FoxNews.com, and Kindgirls.com
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Francis Bacon: Sand Dune, 1983
Canto III CruftAuto-generated image.
Started July 13, 2023.
Created July 18, 2023 at 04:55 PM EST
Updates at 55 minutes past each hour.
Source: army.mil, accuweather.com, and yahoo.com
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Staccato CruftAuto-generated image.
Created March 08, 2023 at 08:33 AM EST
Started January 05, 2023
Updates 33 minutes past every hour.
Source: NASA extreme weather images and Vote Sport cage fighting video.
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Misdirection (Glenn Miller Disappeared)
Updates daily at 7:17 AM EST.
Started June 20, 2022
Source: Images from corporate group photos. Audio from the television show All In The Family.
Youtube.com dash cam video's of car crashes.
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I Want My Cruft
Updates daily at 5:31 AM EST.
Started December 05, 2021
Source: Tucker Carlson Tonight, WALG Talk Radio - WALG - AM 1590 - Albany, GA,
Images and sounds from September 11, 2001,
Sting at Live Aid in 1985. View the most recent I Want My Cruft.
In Isolation Cruft
Started September 26, 2021
Updates daily at 2:25, 5:25, 8:25, & 11:25 AM & PM EST.
Source: Created from the Cruft: Malum, Facta, and Corpus.
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Created January 07, 2021 at 06:10 AM EST
Updates daily at 6:10 AM & PM EST
Source: School photos harvested from the internet, text from a recent CNN news headline
and a meditative chime.
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Milton's Balm Cruft
Auto-generated video collage.
Created November 17, 2019 at 05:12 AM EST.
Updates daily at 5:12 AM EST
Source: Images from 1980's Commercials. Audio from Steve Jobs discussing Apple Computer
and streaming internet radio 181.FM Oldies & Jazz Mix of the 1980's.
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Created July 22, 2022 @ 10:16 AM
Started August 06, 2019 with daily updates every 30 minutes.
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American Darkness #5
Electrostatic print of an In Isolation Cruft,
charcoal, wax, iron oxide and acrylic on archival paper
18" x 30"
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Ecce Homo #8 - image from Moscow Sketchbook
Black & White Electrostatic Print, Charcoal and Acrylic Paint, 9.5" x 6.75"
2016, Signed and dated on the back.
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Because, I #3
Electrostatic print of a Disenthrall Cruft, charcoal, ink, wax and acrylic on archival paper. 8" x 8.5", 2019
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Bifurcated Memory (Diptych)
Electrostatic print of a Disenthrall Cruft, charcoal and acrylic on archival paper. 30" x 44", 2019
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Ecce Homo #6 - detailed view
Black & White Electrostatic Print, Charcoal and Acrylic Paint, 48" x 108"
2017, Signed and dated on the back.
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Ecce Homo: Resist #26
Electrostatic print, wax crayon and ink. 8.5" x 8.5"
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Ecce Homo: Trace Evidence #6 (detail #1)
Electrostatic print of a Deservings Cruft, charcoal, ink and acrylic. Original image is 48" x 36", 2018
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Twittering Machine #4 Image/Performance (They Love Me)
Canvas tarp, iron oxide pigment, acrylic medium, white feathers, and a projection of a Millrace Cruft from April 18, 2023. The cruft video includes school photos harvested from the internet, images of climate change, a streaming weather forecast, and a speech by Donald Trump.
Created and performed at the School of Media Arts in the College of Arts and Media at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
Dimensions variable. Duration 45 minutes. 2023.
Video courtesy of Pirooz Kalayeh.
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Present Moment Amplifier
Generative and Networked Live Art Performance.
Auto-generated images and text from the Internet presented over Zoom video chat.
Credits: Jay Needham & Robert Spahr
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Twittering Machine Object/Performance
Live Art Performance.
Wood, metal, paper, feathers, wind chimes, speaker, ipod shuffle, and a remixed audio file of Donald J Trump
announcing his candidacy for President of the United States mixed with Frank Sinatra singing "Summer Wind" and live art actions.
Video courtesy of Jay Needham.
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