Based on the surface-skimming excess of Internet browsing patterns, Uncertainmedia.com is a search engine that produces an overload of video content. Part of a series of online works proposing critical ways of consuming media in an uncertain society.
Film and Installation, 2016
This part process, part open-ended video work examines the hazy and surprising connections of Google's image analysis software. A narrative of images unfolds directed entirely by the algorithm. Screened at solo exhibition 'Machine Gaze' in May 2016.
Publication, 52 Pages, 2016
"I Can Haz Islamic State Plz"
Digital Silk, 2016
Part of a series of films comparing the technology used to document conflict, such as POV helmet cameras and drones, with video gaming and popular culture. The works analyse the technological codes of images, the aesthetics of dread and the phenomena of domesticated warfare.
Design on Demand
Performance and Publication, 2015
24 hour studio where critical graphic design meets sweatshop labour. Performed live over web streaming, we offered a free 'on demand' service, asking if there’s a place for fast, radical, conceptual solutions in the virtual commercial market. A collaboration with Finn Arschavir.
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For Heaven's Sake (Bootleg)
Keyring, USB, 2015
Counterfeit 3D printed keyring of Damien Hirst's 2008 diamond skull sculpture For Heaven's Sake. This bootleg version was modelled by modifying Hirst's digital edition on seditionart.com.
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