Anna Frants – Live Cam Renaissance

Anna Frants, CYLAND MediaArtLab, SAO.STUDIO
Programming and robotics by Filipp Avetisov, Christopher Palmer
Sound by Gaika Shirokova, Alexander Kraskin
Video Installation, 2015
Technical outline


Anna Frants’ «Live cam Renaissance» incorporates а footage in real time and constructed soundscapes to explore the idea of live video streams as a building material for creative construction in the digital age.

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See also: 9th CYBERFEST Exhibition in Berlin, October 2015

Installation view: the exhibition entitled “Personal Space #1” opened on September 30, 2015 at the Youth Educational Center of the State Hermitage in St. Petersburg. “Personal Space #1” begins a series of exhibitions by the artists reflecting on the phenomenon of habituation and love for inanimate.


Live Cam Renaissance by Anna Frants, 2015 2
Live Cam Renaissance by Anna Frants, 2015 1
“Live Cam Renaissance” by Anna Frants
Installation view: Patterns of the Mind / CONVERGENCE, London 2016
Photo by Heiko Prigge

Anna Frants’ “Live Cam Renaissance” pairs found video footage with live streaming technology. Together, video streams past and present come to fuel 5 individual audio channels. When experienced as one, united soundscape, “Live Cam Renaissance” positions viewers between past and present, disrupting traditional technologies of representation and constructing a unique symphonic soundscape.