Posted on: August 27, 2013
Posted on: April 7, 2016
Performance software application (2012) My Computer Is Sitting In A Room is a synthetic and technical reimagining of Alvin Lucier”s I Am Sitting In A Room. Here a computer speaks the words from Lucier’s original script and records, and replays itself doing so, over and over again. In this particular performance you can hear the small internal speaker of the laptop beginning to distort as the resonant feedback of the piece increases. This is the laptop”s own response to… read more
Posted on: April 8, 2016
‘Great technology is beautiful technology” (Gelerntner in Brummett 1999) One only has to picture the image of Apple”s iPod and iPhone, or look around at any of the technology in your immediate environment right now to appreciate that we are surrounded by pleasing, clean, free-flowing curves with minimalist controls, switches and buttons. Brummett (1999) suggests that we also have a sensory relationship with our technological objects, and therefore we can appreciate the decayed machine just… read more
As an intermedia artist and creative technologist, I have worked for a variety of different institutions, companies, agencies, individuals and organisations. My practice-based research explores past and present futures, working with sound, open source hardware and software, radio transmissions, live data and custom digital processing techniques it seeks to exploit both emerging and near-obsolete technologies in order to create visual and sonic artworks that challenge popular aesthetics. Influenced by fields including cybernetics, artificial intelligence and science fiction, the resultant works are often realised by exploiting a technology's perceived failings in order to expose otherwise hidden content, or to generate initially indeterminate output that can be used as a foundation for further research and exploration. I am currently a research fellow based at the University of Nottingham's Mixed Reality Laboratory.
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