Projects

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EVERY SHOT, EVERY EPISODE

installation with electronic sculpture 2001

The source material for this work is a collection of 10,000 shots from Starsky & Hutch. Each episode is broken down into a series of individual shots. The artists have assigned key words to each shot: every plaid, every sexy outfit, every yellow Volkswagen, etc. There are 278 categories in total. Each category is archived on an individual video CD ...

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ONSCREEN

DVD 2001

Using found footage from Star Trek, Onscreen cuts together the full screen shots from the main viewing screen of the starship Enterprise.

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AIRWORLD PROBE

From the Airworld series 2000

In the short video Airworld Probe, a protagonist dressed in a hazardous materials suit explores abandoned corporate space, here envisioned as an airless foreign terrain. Shot in the offices of the World Trade Center’s 91st floor with a moving camera, Airworld Probe creates a science fiction location out of office space.

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AIRWORLD SECURITY DESK

From the Airworld series 2000

Airworld Security Desk is a real-time window into the international world of work. The video image cycles through a database of found live web cameras focused on office spaces, desks, lobbies, highways, and computer screens. Since it shows live camera images, the work varies moment to moment.

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AIRWORLD SERIES (1999-2000)

Various projects 2000

The Airworld series was initiated at the “World Views” residency programme in World Trade Center’s 91st floor in 1999. Airworld developed into a series of intervention into global capitalism that ran between 1999-2000. These included distributed banner ads, a pirate radio station, an installation, several net art projects, and a video.

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LIMM (2000-2001)

Online software tool for multi-user remixes of image, sound and animation 2000

LIMM is an Internet mixer which allows several authors to create interactive multimedia collages collaboratively in real time. The source materials for the collages are images, sounds, and animations drawn from across the web, using a variety of formats: .jpeg, .gif, .bmp, .swf, .mpeg, .mov, .mp3 and .wav. Collaborators can share one another's playlists and communicate via text messages through ...

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PINK LIGHT

Interactive electronic sculpture 2000

Pink Light consists of a miniature lift similar to one that might be found in a multi-storey office building. When at rest, the elevator is hidden from view beneath a false floor. When the viewer presses a call button, the lift rises to its full height of 24 inches. As it rises, its doors open, and pink light spills out ...

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RADIO FRANKENSTEIN [INSTALLATION VERSION]

Installation with electronic sculpture & microwatt radio broadcast of custom software-generated audio 2000

This piece takes as its source material a computer database of all the text from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Custom software creates a collage of the book, re-combining and re-assembling text fragments into ever-changing patterns. The resulting collage is read aloud by a synthetic voice, broadcast over a large indoor area via a pirate radio transmitter. Visitors carry small, customised transistor ...

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RADIO FRANKENSTEIN [ONLINE VERSION]

Website 2000

Using the same concept as the installation version of Radio Frankenstein, the online version displays fragments of text from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein flying across the screen as the novel is collaged and spoken by the computer.

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AIRWORLD BANNER ADS

From the Airworld series 1999

This online project used the Doubleclick.com network to distribute one million banner ads over one month, from mid-August to mid-September 1999. Each banner ad adopted a business slogan such as "option: business as usual" or "welcome, we are air." Doubleclick.com, which sponsored the project, did not inform the sites on which the ads were displayed that they were hosting this ...

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AIRWORLD ECONOMIC THEORIES

From the Airworld series 1999

Airworld Economic Theories uses DHTML and javascript to create a real-time remix between texts taken from the economic theory of Marx and the content of prominent financial websites. The Marx quotes are imprinted upon live sites from the Airworld database, creating a "floating" layer of the critique of capital.

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AIRWORLD FLOOD TIMER

From the Airworld series 1999

Airworld Flood Timer was produced in solidarity with art collective etoy.com as they attempted to flood the site of etoys.com in the 1999 performance/intervention Toywar. The Flood Timer was designed to time the servers of etoys.com by drawing from an internal dictionary to repeatedly query their site's searching functions. The user has no controls other than to start or stop ...