Gustav Metzger and London Fieldworks: Null Object

Gustav Metzger and London Fieldworks: Null Object
Library Shelf Location 18.METZ
Publication Date 2012
Description Null Object charts the collaboration between London Fieldworks (Bruce Gilchrist and Jo Joelson) and internationally celebrated artist Gustav Metzger to create a sculptural work by linking a computer-brain interface with industrial manufacturing technology. Null Object discusses the project where London Fieldworks produced 3D shape information from EEG readings of Metzgerā€™s brainwaves as he attempted to think about nothing. This data was translated into instructions for a manufacturing robot, which carved out the shapes from the interior of a block of stone to create a void space. The book includes an introduction by the artists, a text by Gustav Metzger and four contextualising essays by Bronac Ferran, Hari Kunzru, Nick Lambert and Christopher Tyler. These leading writers across the fields of literature, art, science and technology explore the diverse historical and conceptual grounding for and broader implications of the production process.
ISBN 9781908966124
Quantity 1
Pages 96
Authors Bronac Ferran, Hari Kunzru, Nick Lambert, Christopher Tyler
Format Paperback
Publisher Black Dog Publishing, London
Related Artists Gustav Metzger, Bruce Gilchrist, Jo Joelson, London Fieldworks
Categories New Media/Digital Art, Sculpture
Language English

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