As part of our critical forum, Video Art in the Internet Era, we asked a series of artists, curators and video brains to send us "video letters" responding to the provocation of our critical forum: how can video artists orient themselves towards or against the complex backdrop of networked technology, smart phones and prosumers of our current world?
Joel used online animation software to visualise a conversation with himself about the preponderance of ponderous video art.
Joel Stern is an artist and curator living in Melbourne with a strong interest in experimental music, film and performance. He's a co-director of the groups OtherFilm and Disembraining Machine. With Danni Zuvela, Joel is co-curator of the 2014 Liquid Architecture festival.