Parakeet logic

Authors
Karty, Lindsay
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High, Kathryn
Staniszewski, Mary Anne
Oliveros, Pauline, 1932-
Lucas, Kristin
Issue Date
2015-08
Keywords
Electronic arts
Degree
MFA
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Abstract
This paper is an analysis of how an amalgamation of concepts, processes, emotions, and my art practice during the past two years led to creating my thesis project, Parakeet Logic. A multi-channel sound and video collage, Parakeet Logic is an allegorical representation of an absurd attempt for self-understanding in a conspicuously excessive and connected society. The result is a bricolage created from a “library” of objects, texts, sounds, videos, conversations, experiments, and observations. Parakeet Logic is a spiraling multi-channel sound and video collage, combining trash aesthetics, podcast logic, and amateur video. Drawing from location-based DIY counterculture, Parakeet Logic is a satirical journey through our technological fetishes, our search for authentic relationships, and the tangles between. Parakeet Logic is formed by collected language filtered and activated through Craigslist collaborations, handheld video experiments, and a significant repository of things collected over the past two years. These materials are amassed, reduced, and spewed into a study of weird harmonies where some things seem significant, but are actually equalized.
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August 2015
School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Department
Dept. of the Arts
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
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Rensselaer Theses and Dissertations Online Collection
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