I Wonder, Would This Work?

I’m a sucker for online artistic statement-of-purpose generators. I’ve got some grant applications to fill out. I wonder if this would work better than my usual, “Here’s some stuff I do” approach.

Work of Meta-Art in the Age of Generative Reproduction

The matrix creates, the chaos permeates. In the material artifice, art objects are calculations of the creations of the matrix — a matrix that uses the chaos as a parallax to deconstruct ideas, patterns, and emotions. With the rationalization of the electronic environment, the matrix is conceiving a point where it will be free from the chaos to transcend immersions into the machinations of the delphic artifice. Work of Meta-Art in the Age of Generative Reproduction contains 10 minimal quicktime engines (also refered to as “shopbots”) that enable the user to make benevolent audio/visual compositions.

measuring chains, constructing realities
putting into place forms
a matrix of illusion and disillusion
a strange attracting force
so that a seduced reality will be able to spontaneously feed on it



Jim Snowden’s work investigates the nuances of modulations through the use of stopframe motion and close-ups which emphasize the Generative nature of digital media. Snowden explores abstract and nude scenery as motifs to describe the idea of hyper-real artifice. Using radical loops, non-linear narratives, and allegorical images as patterns, Snowden creates meditative environments which suggest the expansion of culture…

That sounds so totally me.

Try it for yourself.

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