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SI: Visions is a groundbreaking online video series, exploring the ideas and fascinations of some of today’s most forward-looking artists. Capturing a first-person point of view, these video essays are made in close collaboration with each artist, giving audiences immersive access to new ways of making and thinking about art. Presented by Swiss Institute in collaboration with UBS.
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    Jordan Wolfson on Emotional Mechanics

    The American artist Jordan Wolfson is known for his videos, installations and mechanized robotic sculptures which often prompt visceral reactions from viewers. In this video, Wolfson discusses the way that he develops and modifies his work based on emotional connection and physical response.
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    Lena Henke on Autocartography

    New York based artist Lena Henke discusses her fascination with urban planning and design, and in particular the notorious city planner Robert Moses, who took a 'meat axe' to the New York as though it were a sculpture of his own. From the BQE to Dead Horse Bay, Henke describes a personal psychogeography of the city.
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    Julia Tcharfas on Artificial Ecosystems

    Revealing the scope of her research on closed system environments, artist and curator Julia Tcharfas considers Biosphere II in Arizona, and its implications for life on other planets.
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    Korakrit Arunanondchai on Spirituality in HD

    Korakrit Arunanondchai discusses the animistic nature of contemporary digital technology, in relation to faith, spirituality and design.
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    Simon Denny on Shanzhai in Shenzhen

    Simon Denny describes his interest in the market for fake and imitation goods in Shenzhen, one of China's most prominent Special Economic Zones.
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    Alex Israel on The California Dream

    Alex Israel discusses the powerful visions of teen culture and youth captured by the Californian entertainment industries, and reflected in the LA landscape.
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    Christina Forrer on Battles in Tapestry

    Taking her inspiration from online videos of cat fights and sporting events, and from everyday scenes of conflict on the street, Christina Forrer describes her process of transforming battles and struggles into intricate weavings.  
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    Dora Budor on The Anatomy of Sci-Fi Cinema

    Dora Budor dissects the relationships between the urban architecture and prosthetic bodies of Sci-Fi cinema.
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    Tabor Robak on Video Games

    Tabor Robak discusses his personal relationship to gaming technology past and present, and describes how constructing complex digital objects and programming computer generated environments changes his way of looking at the world.
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    Sean Raspet on Artificial Flavors

    Sean Raspet describes his interest in the chemical structure of flavors and scents, and considers how molecular analysis presents new ways of thinking about the potential of art objects and their relationship to audiences.