Baden Pailthorpe, Cadence I (2013) - Preview by Baden Pailthorpe

Baden Pailthorpe, Cadence I (2013) - Preview by Baden Pailthorpe

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Formation (difference and repetition)

Made using an Afghanistan-based video game, Baden Pailthorpe’s 'Formation' series, explores the aesthetics and dynamics of opposition. In the work, two opposing forces of US soldiers and Taliban combatants follow invisible waypoints side-by-side. Oblivious to each other’s presence thanks to a hacked game setting, the usual violence of this relationship is transformed into a poetic, uncanny rhythm that repeats and amplifies the avatars’ movement.

Made using an Afghanistan-based video game, Baden Pailthorpe’s 'Formation' series, explores the aesthetics and dynamics of opposition.

Baden Pailthorpe. Cadence 1 - IV, 2013. Prosthetic Knowledge Picks: Dance and Technology

Cadence 1 - IV, Prosthetic Knowledge Picks: Dance and Technology

Baden Pailthorpe, Very Few Good Men, (installation view, Martin Browne Contemporary), 2012, HD video, 2 mins, Courtesy the artist, Martin Browne Contemporary Sydney and Prudential Eye Awards

Baden Pailthorpe, Very Few Good Men, (installation view, Martin Browne Contemporary), 2012, HD video, 2 mins, Courtesy the artist, Martin Browne Contemporary Sydney and Prudential Eye Awards

Baden Pailthorpe, Airquake, landscape (Libya), (installation view), 2012, HD video, mirrors, 4 mins 20 sec, Courtesy the artist, Martin Browne Contemporary Sydney and Prudential Eye Awards

Baden Pailthorpe, Airquake, landscape (Libya), (installation view), 2012, HD video, mirrors, 4 mins 20 sec, Courtesy the artist, Martin Browne Contemporary Sydney and Prudential Eye Awards

Baden Pailthorpe at work in his studio #Digital #Video

Baden Pailthorpe at work in his studio

Baden Pailthorpe, Formation VIII, (production still), 2013, HD video, 2 mins 41 sec, Courtesy the artist, Martin Browne Contemporary Sydney and Prudential Eye Awards #Australia #Art

Baden Pailthorpe, Formation VIII, (production still), 2013, HD video, 2 mins 41 sec, Courtesy the artist, Martin Browne Contemporary Sydney and Prudential Eye Awards #Australia #Art

Baden Pailthorpe - Formation (difference and repetition) I

Made using an Afghanistan-based video game, Baden Pailthorpe’s 'Formation' series, explores the aesthetics and dynamics of opposition.


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