experimental & video portraits

REMIXING THE MIX

 

Remixing the Mix, 2021

Ellen Sandor & (art)n: Diana Torres and Azadeh Gholizadeh

Based on No Fumare, por Favore, 1997 done in collaboration with Ed Paschke 

Video Portrait

lover's leap, view up | view down

 

Lover's Leap, View Up | View Down, 1994–1995

Ellen Sandor & (art)n: Stephan Meyers and Janine Fron

Miroslaw Rogala and Ford Oxaal

14” x 11” Virtual Photograph/PHSCologram: Cibachrome, Kodalth, Plexiglas

Video detail from the real-time interactive multimedia installation "Lovers Leap."

Collection of Seimens.  Featured in "Photography After Photography” Traveling Exhibition and Catalog., December 1994-January 1997.

The first video portrait, featuring Mark Resch (left) and Ellen Sandor (right), produced with an early morphing technique.

(don't bother me while I'm talking), 1986

Ellen Sandor & (art)n: Mark Resch

Dan Sandin, Electronic Visualization Lab, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Virtual Photograph/PHSCologram: Kodalith, Kodalth, Plexiglas

14 x 11 inches

 

(don't bother me while I'm talking)

The first video portrait, featuring Mark Resch (left) and Ellen Sandor (right), produced with an early morphing technique.

(don't bother me while I'm talking), 1986

Ellen Sandor & (art)n: Mark Resch

Dan Sandin, Electronic Visualization Lab, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Virtual Photograph/PHSCologram: Kodalith, Kodalth, Plexiglas

14 x 11 inches

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Image Processed Video Portrait of Ellen Sandor

Image Processed Video Portrait of Ellen Sandor, 1986

Ellen Sandor & (art)n

Dan Sandin, Electronic Visualization Lab, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Vintage video PHSCologram: analogue interleaved Kodak Fast Film and Kodalith films mounted on plexiglas

14 x 11 inches

Sandor Set/Economic Chaos

A video portrait of Richard Sandor juxtaposed with a computer generated Fiegenbaum Bifurcation diagram.

 

Sandor Set/Economic Chaos, 1986

Ellen Sandor & (art)n: Mark Resch and Stephan Meyers

Dan Sandin, Electronic Visualization Lab, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Virtual Photograph/PHSCologram: analogue interleaved Kodak Fast Film and Kodalith films mounted on plexiglas

14 x 11 inches

Image Processed Video Portrait of Dan Sandin

 

I participated in my first interactive computer environment in 1969, an exhibit developed with Dan Sandin (who later invented the video-image processor and, in 1976, the data input glove), sculptor Jerry Erdman, and computer science professor, Richard Venezsky. This exhibit, called "Glowflow" was controlled by traditional artistic sensibilities. Basically, it was a sculpture, a computer-controlled, light-and-sound environment. On the walls of a room there were tubes filled with colored phosphorescent pigments suspended in water. The room was otherwise dark, so the glowing tubes defined the space. For instance, the bottom tube represented the floor. As people walked into the room, they saw the tube slanting slightly downward, so they would lean backwards-they thought they were going downhill. It showed the incredibly powerful role that our visual sense plays in defining reality.

Glowflow also incorporated six loud-speakers and spatial sound imaging. Sounds rotated around the room or "bounced" from wall to wall. Controlled by a Digital Equipment Corporation PDP-12 minicomputer, the system ran lights, loudspeakers, and a Moog sound synthesizer.

Dr. Myron W. Krueger, Ph.D., "The Art in Artificial Reality-Videoplace & Other New Forms of Human Experience," 1992, Linda Jacobson, CyberArts-Exploring Art & Technology

Image Processed Video Portrait of Dan Sandin, 1986

Ellen Sandor & (art)n

Dan Sandin, Electronic Visualization Lab, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Vintage video PHSCologram: analogue interleaved Kodak Fast Film and Kodalith films mounted on plexiglas

14 x 11 inches

First Video Portraits

The first video portraits produced with an early morphing technique.

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Julie (left), Ellen (Right), 1986

Ellen Sandor & (art)n: Mark Resch
Dan Sandin, Electronic Visualization Lab, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Virtual Photograph/PHSCologram: Kodalith, Kodalth, Plexiglas

14 x 11 inches

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Penny (left), Penny, Julie and Mom (Right), 1986

Ellen Sandor & (art)n: Mark Resch
Dan Sandin, Electronic Visualization Lab, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Virtual Photograph/PHSCologram: Kodalith, Kodalth, Plexiglas

14 x 11 inches

Video fashion portraits

 
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Video Fashion Portraits, 1987

Ellen Sandor & (art)n: Mark Resch, Gina Uhlmann, and Randy Johnson

Professor Jim Zanzi, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago 
Dan Sandin, Electronic Visualization Lab, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Vintage video PHSColograms: analogue interleaved Kodak Fast Film and Kodalith films mounted on plexiglas

(3) 14 x 11 inches

Color Nude Study

 
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Color Nude Study, 1987

Ellen Sandor & (art)n: Jim Zanzi, Mark Resch and Gina UhlmannDan Sandin, Electronic Visualization Lab, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Virtual Photograph/PHSCologram: Kodalith, Kodalth, Plexiglas

(3) 14 x 11 inches