Olga Smith (University of Warwick)
This presentation focuses on the recent projects by artist duo IC-98 that combine installation and digital animation. In analyzing these works, I engage the aesthetic notion of Sublime, defined by Edmund Burke as a product of encounters with objects that are vast, obscure or otherwise excessive and thus capable of producing 'delightful horror'. My contention is that Sublime can provide a basis for developing environmental awareness.
Olga Smith's research expertise lies in the field of contemporary art, with a focus on photography and lens-based media. As a Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study at the University of Warwick, she is developing a new research project, dedicated to the study of representations of landscapes. Olga Smith is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, where she undertook her undergraduate and graduate studies.
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Part of Digital Art Research Network Seminar series
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