Posted on: November 27, 2004
Posted on: April 8, 2016
“If art reflects life, it does so with special mirrors.” – Bertolt Brecht, 1939 “Behind matter, Within matter, the creative spirit is hidden” – Wassily Kandinsky, 1909 The physical act of destruction in music, whether it is the immediate outright destruction of a musical instrument, or its more prolonged misuse that ultimately results in its destruction, is a legitimate, creative and often progressive form of artistic expression. Here I aim to explore the history and theory behind… read more
Posted on: March 2, 2017
As an intermedia artist, creative technologist and researcher, I work across a variety of sectors for institutions, companies, agencies, individuals and organisations. My 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 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.
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