Sometimes the online world reveals unsuspected parallel dimensions. This is an unknown restyle of Neural independently (and secretly as we never knew about it) made by NY-based Motion and Graphic Designer, Clarke Blackham. Very nicely made, perhaps only a bit glossier for the magazine’s line, it testifies once more how even your most familiar outcomes can have another life somewhere else.
The visionary of overlapping elements, also historically dissonant, is the distinctive style of People Like Us century to Vicki Bennett, sound artist who for fifteen years has been producing music and radio programs ('DO or DIY') made surreal juxtapositions of sound, often drawn sources of modern sound. Here are collected four of his audio visual collage able to blend the propaganda of scientific innovation and technological fifties to find a stud in the inseparable relationship between man and machine, which, with its social and cultural repercussions is dismembered through a rereading visionary and aesthetically 'sour', in which the re-contextualization of propaganda becomes routine. The utopia of progress, expressed through a reformulation of space and time, it becomes a collective hallucination retro, a dreamlike vision that unfolds in unpredictable screenplays. The old sequences become the ground on which to build a visual narrative of allusion that speaks of this without ever seeing it, or citing it through the promises of the previous decades.