Dmitry Gelfand

Dmitry Gelfand (RU) creates intriguing sensory immersions with Evelina Domnitch (BY).

Dmitry Gelfand

Dmitry Gelfand [foto © Jan Sprij]

Dmitry Gelfand was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, 1974. He received a BFA in Film/Video from New York University, 1996.

Gelfand forms an artist duo with Evelina Domnitch, and lives in Amsterdam.

Dmitry Gelfand and Evelina Domnitch create sensory immersion environments that merge physics, chemistry and computer science with uncanny philosophical practices. Current findings, particularly regarding wave phenomena, are employed by the artists to investigate questions of perception and perpetuality. Such investigations are salient because the scientific picture of the world, which serves as the basis for contemporary thought, still cannot encompass the unrecordable workings of consciousness.

Having dismissed the use of recording and fixative media, Domnitch and Gelfand’s installations exist as ever-transforming phenomena offered for observation. Because these rarely seen phenomena take place directly in front of the observer without being intermediated, they often serve to vastly extend the observer’s sensory envelope. The immediacy of this experience allows the observer to transcend the illusory distinction between scientific discovery and perceptual expansion.

In order to engage such ephemeral processes, the artists have collaborated with numerous scientific research facilities, including the Drittes Physikalisches Institut (Goettingen University, Germany), the Institute of Advanced Sciences and Technologies (Japan), Ricso Lab (Russia) and the Meurice Institute (Belgium). They are the recipients of the Japan Media Arts Excellence Prize (2007), and an Ars Electronica Honorary Mention (2007).    

http://portablepalace.com/
http://www.optofonica.com/

Document Actions
Mailinglist: Subscribe to the English or Dutch version.

Follow usfacebook_16.png twitter_16.png youtube_16.png Favicon Vimeo googleplus
Related Items
Evelina Domnitch

Evelina Domnitch (BY) creates intriguing sensory immersions with Dmitry Gelgand (RU).

Camera Lucida Exhibition Jan 25, 2007

"Camera Lucida: Sonochemical Observatory" is an immersive spatial art work by Evelina Domnitch and ...

Akitoshi Honda

Akitoshi Honda (JP/DE) is an artist.

Camera Lucida

"Camera Lucida: Sonochemical Observatory" is an immersive spatial art work by Evelina Domnitch and ...

Honorary mentions at Ars Electronica Honorary mentions at Ars Electronica

Two of the authors of the V2_ ebook The Vibrancy Effect received an honorary mention for the Prix ...

TeZ

Maurizio Martinucci aka TeZ (NL/IT) is a multimedia artist and producer, initiator of the ...

Ennio Bertrand

Ennio Bertrand (IT) is a light and installation artist.

Ralf Baecker

Ralf Baecker (DE) is an artist-programmer.

Spotlight: The Vibrancy Effect eBook May 18, 2012

The newest ePublication launched by V2_, with editors Chris Salter and Harry Smoak, during DEAF2012.

Paolo Cirio

Paolo Cirio (IT) is a programmer and media artist.

Sonia Cillari

Sonia Cillari (IT) is a media artist and architect who creates immersive and augmented environments.

David Rokeby

David Rokeby (CA) is an installation artist and composer.

Heart Beats

"Heart Beats" (2011) by Julie Legault is a wristwatch where time changes according to the wearer's ...

Marko Peljhan

Marko Peljhan (SL) is an artist.

Andrew Pickering

Andrew Pickering (UK) is a sociologist, philosopher and historian of science.

Futuro Textiles Futuro Textiles

The Intimacy project by Studio Roosegaarde, Maartje Dijkstra, Anouk Wipprecht and V2_Lab is the ...

more ...
 
Personal tools
Log in