Category: Art

Non musical art projects

Agency and Autonomy: Intersections of Artificial Intelligence and Creative Practice

January 13, 2021 0

In October, under lockdown, the International Symposium on Electronic Art 2020 was held virtually. I participated on a panel considering issues of AI and creative practice, discussing my experience in creating AI systems for commercial music production. The video of the whole panel discussion is definitely worth watching, with me as last speaker at 37:44…

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Diesel Denim Gallery

July 26, 2018 Off

Exhibition of a real-time video installation “The Retail Experiment” at Diesel Denim gallery, SoHo, New York City from December 5th, 2002 to January 26th, 2003. Collaborated with Tronic Studio, Sebastien Agnessens and Duggal Interactive. Customers signing-in to a mock ATM were photographed and their image projected into a sequence of moving images of people becoming…

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June 13, 2009 Off

I’ve been experimenting with panoramic photographs on and off for several years. I’ve now posted a set shot many years ago now, in NYC and India, using a Kiwi panoramic head and a Kodak DC240.

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Banksy strikes again

September 13, 2006 Off

Banksy hits Disneyland. Courtesy of Brett. Actually Aussie John Saffran pulled a similar stunt at Disneyland many years ago, planting a fake caption under a photo of Walt, noting his anti-semitism.

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Military Censorship of Filmmaking

September 28, 2004 Off

The mealy-mouthed self-censorship of Hollywood is legendary, particularly the Hayes code preventing anything approaching realistic depictions of a variety of adult behaviour. An entertaining description is provided by experimental filmmaker Kenneth Anger in Hollywood Bablyon. More frightening is the degree of censorship exercised by the U.S. military in controlling the depiction of U.S. military (and…

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Adbusters anti-sweatshop shoe & The Take

September 28, 2004 Off

The anti-corporate Adbusters group has started an initiative to produce vegan, hemp sneakers which are produced with fair labour conditions. The shoes have a look similar to Converse (which I wear, buying them prior to them going bankrupt and being bought by the sweatshop baron Nike). Each pair purchased buys shares in the fair trading…

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Missile Dick Chicks on Tour

September 16, 2004 Off

The Missile Dick Chicks have begun reporting from the road on their tour of Ohio, Tennessee, North Carolina and Washington. Aiming to sing and dance dubya (“W = War!”) back into office with such delightful ditties as “Shop in Name of War” and “These Bombs Were Made For Dropping”, these Patriot missile equipped ladies from…

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