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Daniel Klaas Beckwith “speedrunning” installation view on a sunny day in November 2017 at M23/Project Room, Brooklyn
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The exhibition theorized a terminal point of human progress. In a post human chorus, motorized objects ominously harmonize amid a leering field of anthropomorphized debris. Vehicles and appliances appear to have developed a singular melodic voice, and discarded bags and refuse take ambiguously threatening shapes. Betraying the appearance of entropy, this is a depiction of a system whose efficiency is not only a tendency, but is approaching a limit.
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Daniel Klaas Beckwith “speedrunning”
27 October - 17 December 2017
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Learn more about the artist and M23 - link in bio
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Daniel Klaas Beckwith “speedrunning” installation view on a sunny day in November 2017 at M23, Brooklyn
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The exhibition theorized a terminal point of human progress. In a post human chorus, motorized objects ominously harmonize amid a leering field of anthropomorphized debris. Vehicles and appliances appear to have developed a singular melodic voice, and discarded bags and refuse take ambiguously threatening shapes. Betraying the appearance of entropy, this is a depiction of a system whose efficiency is not only a tendency, but is approaching a limit.
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Daniel Klaas Beckwith “speedrunning”
27 October - 17 December 2017
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Learn more about the artist and M23 - link in bio
#DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23 #M23projects

Daniel Klaas Beckwith “speedrunning”
Closes Sunday, 17 December 2017 (link in bio)
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M23/Project Room
209 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
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#DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23
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Daniel Klass Beckwith “speedrunning” closes this Sunday, 17 December 2017 (link in bio) #DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23 #M23projects

Only two weeks left to see Daniel Klaas Beckwith’s brilliant exhibition ‘speedrunning’ - through Sunday, 17 December 2017 (link in bio) #DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23 #M23projects (photo by @elyseketura )

Daniel Klaas Beckwith “speedrunning” installation photos now online M23.co #DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23 #M23projects

Daniel Klaas Beckwith’s brilliant text “Speedrunning: Final Ontology of Man”, (2017) is available as a free PDF download upon request, or as a staple bound copy for purchase.
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Daniel Klaas Beckwith
“Speedrunning: Final Ontology of Man”, 2017
an abridged article positing speedrunning as the pinnacle of human achievement and last breath before the post human moment
staple bound text, 33 pages
11 x 8 1/2 inches (28 x 22 cm)
DKB1
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Daniel Klaas Beckwith
“spooky trash”, 2017
plastic bags
3 1/2 x 20 x 18 1/2 inches (9 x 51 x 47 cm)
DKB9
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#enron coffee table by #danielklaasbeckwith sbeckwith @fisherparrish ❤️ #houston

Daniel Klaas Beckwith “speedrunning” is now on view through 27 November 2017
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M23/Project Room
209 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
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Opening hours: 1-6 Saturday, Sunday
and by appointment on Mondays
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#DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23
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(Photo by @elyseketura )

Opening night of “Speedrunning” The Ontology of Man by Daniel Klaas Beckwith @kidwestern at @m23projects in Brooklyn, NY | on view through November 26th.
#art and #expression come to life. #m23projects #danielklaasbeckwith #artspace

Artist Daniel Klaas Beckwith tonight @ M23/Project Room - “speedrunning” is on view through 26 November 2017. Opening hours 1-6 pm, Saturday, Sunday and Monday by appointment #DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23 #M23projects (photo by @elyseketura )

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Daniel Klaas Beckwith “speedrunning” opens TONIGHT
Friday, 27 October 2017
7-9 pm
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M23/Project Room
209 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
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#DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23
#M23projects M23.co

#Repost @kidwestern ・・・
Getting excited for the opening tomorrow 'speedrunning', at @m23projects
Opening Friday, October 27, 7-9pm

M23/Project Room
209 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
October 27 - November 26
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#DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23
#M23projects M23.co

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Daniel Klaas Beckwith “speedrunning”
27 October – 26 November 2017
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Opening – Friday, 27 October 2017, 7-9 pm
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M23/Project Room
209 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
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#DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23
#M23projects M23.co
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Daniel Klaas Beckwith theorizes a terminal point of human progress. In a post human chorus, motorized objects ominously harmonize amid a leering field of anthropomorphized debris. Vehicles and appliances appear to have developed a singular melodic voice, and discarded bags and refuse take ambiguously threatening shapes. Betraying the appearance of entropy, this is a depiction of a system whose efficiency is not only a tendency, but is approaching a limit.
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“Speedrunning” is a niche genre of video gaming subculture in which a player attempts to beat or end a game as fast as possible, honing a cybernetic mastery of the coded system until it is understood at a more fundamental state; reaching beyond the visible screen of information and manipulating invisible truths. Logically centering around the eponymously titled article excerpt, speedrunning posits that ours is a world of fiction, built of useful misunderstanding and structural exploitation; refined by a language designed to dissect and control the chaos of nature.
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The development of human language as a self-organizing structure churns an inevitable flow of efficiencies, and as survival is abstracted and exploited the ultimate product of progress reveals itself to be: entertainment. Distorting the diegetic frame by proving entertainment itself as a structure to exploit, the action of the speedrunner reveals the paradox of progress: as the length of the speedrun approaches zero, as when communication within any system approaches perfection, a moment of omniscient singularity appears in which distinctions no longer exist and only languageless static remains.
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Daniel Klaas Beckwith “speedrunning”
27 October – 26 November 2017
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Opening – Friday, 27 October 2017, 7-9 pm
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M23/Project Room
209 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
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#DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23
#M23projects M23.co
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Daniel Klaas Beckwith theorizes a terminal point of human progress. In a post human chorus, motorized objects ominously harmonize amid a leering field of anthropomorphized debris. Vehicles and appliances appear to have developed a singular melodic voice, and discarded bags and refuse take ambiguously threatening shapes. Betraying the appearance of entropy, this is a depiction of a system whose efficiency is not only a tendency, but is approaching a limit.
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“Speedrunning” is a niche genre of video gaming subculture in which a player attempts to beat or end a game as fast as possible, honing a cybernetic mastery of the coded system until it is understood at a more fundamental state; reaching beyond the visible screen of information and manipulating invisible truths. Logically centering around the eponymously titled article excerpt, speedrunning posits that ours is a world of fiction, built of useful misunderstanding and structural exploitation; refined by a language designed to dissect and control the chaos of nature.
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The development of human language as a self-organizing structure churns an inevitable flow of efficiencies, and as survival is abstracted and exploited the ultimate product of progress reveals itself to be: entertainment. Distorting the diegetic frame by proving entertainment itself as a structure to exploit, the action of the speedrunner reveals the paradox of progress: as the length of the speedrun approaches zero, as when communication within any system approaches perfection, a moment of omniscient singularity appears in which distinctions no longer exist and only languageless static remains.
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#Repost @kidwestern ・・・
I'll be in new york all next week installing my solo show 'speedrunning', at @m23projects
Opening Friday, October 27, 7-9pm

M23/Project Room
209 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
October 27 - November 26, 2017 #DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23 #M23projects

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M23 is pleased to present “speedrunning” - a new project by Los Angeles based artist Daniel Klaas Beckwith.
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Daniel Klaas Beckwith theorizes a terminal point of human progress. In a post human chorus, motorized objects ominously harmonize amid a leering field of anthropomorphized debris. Vehicles and appliances appear to have developed a singular melodic voice, and discarded bags and refuse take ambiguously threatening shapes. Betraying the appearance of entropy, this is a depiction of a system whose efficiency is not only a tendency, but is approaching a limit.
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“Speedrunning” is a niche genre of video gaming subculture in which a player attempts to beat or end a game as fast as possible, honing a cybernetic mastery of the coded system until it is understood at a more fundamental state; reaching beyond the visible screen of information and manipulating invisible truths. Logically centering around the eponymously titled article excerpt, speedrunning posits that ours is a world of fiction, built of useful misunderstanding and structural exploitation; refined by a language designed to dissect and control the chaos of nature.
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The development of human language as a self-organizing structure churns an inevitable flow of efficiencies, and as survival is abstracted and exploited the ultimate product of progress reveals itself to be: entertainment. Distorting the diegetic frame by proving entertainment itself as a structure to exploit, the action of the speedrunner reveals the paradox of progress: as the length of the speedrun approaches zero, as when communication within any system approaches perfection, a moment of omniscient singularity appears in which distinctions no longer exist and only languageless static remains.
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Daniel Klaas Beckwith “speedrunning”
27 October – 26 November 2017
Opening – Friday, 27 October 2017, 7-9 pm
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M23/Project Room
209 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
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#DanielKlaasBeckwith #M23
#M23projects M23.co

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