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Computer animation HD 200 frames walk cycle. One Tyrannosaurus Rex walk cycle. An animation inspired by the intermediate step in CGI production. A presentation of a 3D model before it gets a realistic skin. “Walk Cycle” 2016 from Jesper on Vimeo.
3D Computer Animation, HD, 2min. A hand is touching and are simultaneously transformed by an invisible box. “Box” 2016 excerpt from Jesper on Vimeo.
3D animation. HD, 2 min. 52 sec. A Bruce Nauman inspired Animation dealing with the process and the challenges of creating realistic skin in 3D computer animation. The computer generated voice reads text from various technical forums with advise on how to do realistic skin shading in 3D computer animation. The Head Mesh/model is animated from a often […]
3d Animation, UHD, 8min. 12sec. loop
2,42 min. loop. Computer animation
16 frames, loop. Hand drawn animation
31 October – 29 November 2014 In the show Animation Syntax Jesper Carlsen works – through animation – with our understanding of objects. Human perception of the spatial is on the agenda in Carlsen’s works. We experience our own reality chronologically, and Carlsen works through animation to clarify time as a crucial factor in our […]
Computer animation HD, 20 min, loop. commissioned by DIAS 2014 Installed on Vallensbaek S-train station for the exhibition Presenting DIAS, 2014. The animation is a digital recreation of a classic movie scene from the Chaplin movie Modern Times from 1936. A film that humorously and critically relates to the modern industrialization. In the original it is […]
“Queen Of Mars” 2013 3 x A0 print + 1x projection. Image of Mars + film Aelita, Queen Of Mars, 1924 The three prints are a composite image of Mars taken by “The Curiosity Mars Rover” The projection on top of the picture is a Russian science fiction film from 1924 called Aelita, Queen of Mars […]
5 min. HD video. The video consists of a hand while performing various exercises and a mirror. The video is inspired by a treatment called mirror box treatment. This is a treatment for phantom limp pain where a reflection of the functioning hand can eliminate the pain in the hand that is no longer there. The […]
Animation, tutorial like screencast 8 min 31 sec. Sound: Alexander Rodchenko, text “The Line” 1921, read by computer. The Animation is in the form of a construction of various of Alexander Rodchenko’s drawings and Karl Ioganson sculptures. Generally through an adaptation from flat compositions to spatial ones
Hand drawn animation 2 min. 55 sec. contiusly loop Also present in the image: “Spatial Constructions” 2. series 2012
Spatial Ambiguity 2012 Martin Asbæk Gallery 13 January – 11 February 2012 press(ENG)/ Greatly inspired by the experimental work of the Russian Constructivists with elementary forms and abstract idioms, Jesper Carlsen is showing new works that turn the focus on construction rather than composition. The exploration of surface, line and colour, and especially of spatial […]
Computer animation 24min. 69,7 x 61,7 cm. projection after El Lissitzky’s painting, Composition, 1922 A 3D computer model built from an El Lissitzky painting. The Camera rotate slowly around the elements from the painting. viewing it from all angles thereby creating different compositions during the 24 min.(36.000 frames) long loop
30 sec. loop Black & white computer animation. A Custom made computer animation, for the Factory of Art and Design, Copenhagen ,DK.(BYOB – BRING YOUR OWN BEAMER – COPENHAGEN). see preliminary test video from the off blog.
6 March – 3 April 2011 Sierra Metro Edinburgh (UK) exhibition text: For his first UK solo show, Copenhagen artist Jesper Carlsen presents a selection of new and recent video and animations works. Interested in exploring the ways in which we see, these works interrogate notions of perception through explorations of light. Carlsen’s title refers to […]
stop motion animation. 3 min. 16 sec. Elements used as visual-stimuli in scientific studies, dealing with perception of spatiality. Here cut out in paper and reanimated as a stop motion animation. Short video clip from animation
manipulated video HD and SD-DVD pal computer 6 min. 31 sec. projection. A projected video of graph paper that is being moved and folded. At specific times in the video the squares on the paper aligned exactly with the grid pattern from the tiles on the wall on which the video is projected. This creates […]
Computer animation 2min. One pixel changes color slowly. see video clip One_pixel_animation_wed_web
Computer animation Stereo 2 min. 40 sec. Loop Made specific for the exhibition “Frederiksberg”. Frederiksberg is a part the city, Copenhagen with its own local government.
This channel is a form of outlet or a test site for small structure like film experiment. Projects(films and Animations) that I find interesting and inspirational but don’t consider as artworks in themselves. http://www.youtube.com/jhcarlsen update: it evolved in 2011 to become an independent error blog: off.jesper-carlsen.com examples
DVD pal stereo 115min. A laser beam reading a DVD video disc. A process that is normally hidden is now the main motif of the video. A direct reference to what is actually happening in the DVD player during reading of DVDs.
Video HD and SD-DVD pal 5min. 5sec. Inspired by the event that led Brion Gysin to build the Dream Machine in 1960.The video is of light flickering rapidly through trees, recordings from different transport means in and around Copenhagen.The video continues in a endless loop with 1 sec. clips and with the blinding from the […]
Computeranimation HD and SD-DVD pal 3min. 34sec. Loop Computer animated lens flare. Lens flare occurs when a camera is pointing directly at the sun. It is often an unwanted effect. In computer animation lens flare, or rather a fake lens flare, is often used to create the illusion of the animation being recorded with a […]
Computer generated animation Resolution: XGA 24p No sound Duration: 9 h. 6 min. Sets one pixel per frame and runs at 24 per second. Starts with a completely black screen, ends op with a completely white after abut 9 hours. XGA, the Extended Graphics Array, is an IBM display standard introduced in 1990. Today, it […]
HD and SD-DVD pal computer animation 4min.10sec. loop No sound 16:9 The animation consists of a black and white square that starts to rotate slowly with an exponential rising velocity.The animation stops when the rotation per frame becomes180 degrees. At that point the black space simply changes place with the white from one frame to […]
DVD or High Definition, manipulated video and computer animation Duration: 1 min. 32 sec. Loop The piece “Bouncing a ball between the floor and the gallery wall with changing rhythm” (2008) can be seen as an attempt to eliminate any representation of space in a documentation of a performance, thereby moving the narrative in to […]
3D computer animation transferred to 16mm. 8sec. loop 16mm film A rebuilding of Bruce Nauman’s studio as it looked in a series of 16mm films from 1967-68 such as “Dance or Exercise on the Perimeter of a Square (Square Dance)”. The Animation shows a slight camera movement, which can be observed in the original films […]
Video/animation, 2min 20 sec. Loop. DVD pal. An animation is projected on the fixture of a fluorescent lamp (without the fluorescent tube). The projection starts off simulating the fluorescent light that has been removed, then slowly changing into a fresco-like illusion revealing the sky above. After a few minutes a sunbeam suddenly penetrates the clouds […]
DVD, manipulated video Duration: 4 min. loop. Reanimated scene from the film “Space Odyssey 2001”
Manipulated video, 3 min. 35 sec. Loop. DVD pal.
DVD, manipulated video and computer animation Duration: 1min. 17 sec. loop. “Smutugle” is the Danish name for “Noctua pronuba” or the “Large Yellow Underwing” moth.The name “Smutugle” can be translated directly into something like “slip (slipping) owl” in English.The reason being that when you think you have caught it, it slips away. The video is […]
HD pal computer animation 4min. loop Stereo sound 16:9 A 3D computer constructed fluorescent light (looking real at first glance) is projected into a corner – an installation that emphasizes the reference to Dan Flavin. After a short while a fly is drawn to the light, landing and walking around a bit before flying off […]
Manipulated video Duration 37 sec. loop DVD Manipulated video footage of a gull. The gull is copied into the footage three times, that way resembling three gulls. After a while the gulls’ patterns of behaviour is repeated, making their movements almost resemble a dance.
Custom-made animation/projection, 3min. Loop. DVD. An animated spider, custom made to the room concerned. The spider crawls out from the space between a door and door-casing, dwells for a (short) while and then continues crawling until it disappears.
170 picture shown in a ipod(with photo viewing) as a manual(interaktiv) animation. see preview video clip(0,8Mb): spider_ipod_doc
Manipulated video Duration: 58 sec. loop. DVD