A Sea of Patterns — OCT 3

 

Installation view of Drawdown at Pegasus Gallery, Middletown, 2012


 

Online video view of Actual Dots, 2011


Installation of Actual Dots at The Niche, Middlesex Community College, Middletown, 2012

A Sea of Patterns
October 3 – November 1, 2012

Pegasus Gallery in Chapman Hall and The Niche in Founders Hall
Middlesex Community College
100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT 06457

Drawdown
2011-2012
2-channel video projection installation on 4 suspended screens, 60 x 42 in. ea. (color, silent) looped, 7 min. 6 sec.

Actual Dots
2011-In Progress
Five-channel video installation, color, silent, 15 sec. each, looped

Video Titles:
Actual Dots (Saleh)
Actual Dots (al-Assad)
Actual Dots (Mubarak)
Actual Dots (al-Qaddafi)
Actual Dots (Ben Ali)

* Refresh browser to auto-play-loop simultaneously for Actual Dots videos .

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Actual Dots

Actual Dots

Launch Date: March 28, 2011
Actual Dots (Qaddafi)

Launch Date: September 2, 2012
Actual Dots (Saleh)
Actual Dots (Assad)
Actual Dots (Mubarak)
Actual Dots (Ben Ali)

Web Project URL: http://paulqaysi.com/actualdots/
Screensaver download, color, silent, 15 sec. looped

Summary
Source images are from YouTube video footage of Middle East leaders speaking on national television during the Arab Revolutions of 2011. One hundred and fifty pictures digitally processed to generate a sequence of halftone dots.

Mac OSX 10.4 — 10.8
Download, unzip, and doubleclick file to install, it will automatically install itself as a screensaver. To change preferences for your screensaver, go to System Preferences, and select Desktop & Screen Saver.

Qaysi_ActualDotsAssad_Mac.zip
Qaysi_ActualDotsBenAli_Mac.zip
Qaysi_ActualDotsMubarak_Mac.zip
Qaysi_ActualDotsQaddafi_Mac.zip
Qaysi_ActualDotsSaleh_Mac.zip

Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000
Download, unzip, and doubleclick file to install. To change preferences for your screensaver, go to your Display properties in the Control Panel.

Qaysi_ActualDotsAssad_PC.exe
Qaysi_ActualDotsBenAli_PC.exe
Qaysi_ActualDotsMubarak_PC.exe
Qaysi_ActualDotsQaddafi_PC.exe
Qaysi_ActualDotsSaleh_PC.exe

Note:
Refresh browser to auto-play-loop all videos simultaneously.

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