CINEMA OF THE VOID : strange aesthetics and the evolution of visual music
The following sentence is false. The previous sentence is true. This self-referential paradox that cognitive scientist and philosopher Douglas Hofstadter describes as a “strange loop,” a phenomenon that occurs when one moves through real or imagined levels, but unexpectedly arrives where he or she started.
The works of David Wexler, a graphic artist who also goes by the stage name Dr. Strangeloop, are directly inspired by Hofstadter’s analyses of infinitely recurring objects in his set designs for Flying Lotus, Erykah Badu and the Rolling Stones.
David Wexler will discuss how different visual music sequences from films inspired him to create visual shows for concerts.