Projects

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AERIE

sculpture 2014

Wall mounted shadow box depicting a fantasy landscape incorporating aspects of the San Francisco Bay area, Lord of the Rings, and the Twitter headquarters circa 2014. Contains an oil on canvas background, color photography, video screen, and electronics.

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CARS

video loop 2014

The second recorded NFT, "Cars" was transferred from the McCoys to Anil Dash live on stage at The New Museum in May of 2014.

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DISCOVERY OF FREEDOM SD

HD video 2014

A collaged landscape of images from DeSmet, SD, this video is a winter portrait of the site of the famous Laura Ingalls Wilder "Little House on the Prarie". In this work the stark landscape of Wilder's youth is juxtaposed with the architecture of the rural industrial present in the town near the homestead site. The McCoys were first drawn to …

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DOMINION

sculpture 2014

Wall mounted shadow box depicting a fantasy landscape incorporating aspects of the San Francisco Bay area, the Dominion board game, and the Oracle headquarters circa 2014. Contains an oil on canvas background, color photography, video screen, and electronics.

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EICHLER SERIES

sculpture 2014

Series of printed, sandstone sculptures fusing an extruded image of the Silicon Valley headquarters (Google, Nvidia, Intel) with the architecture of middle class Joseph Eichler subdivision home.

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PRIMORDIAL LOOP

animated gif 2014

The third recorded NFT, "Primodial Loop," is a gif loop produced originally in 1998 with collaborator Torsten Z. Burns.

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QUANTUM

NFT 2014

This code driven work presents an ongoing, abstract, cycle of birth, death, and rebirth. It tells this story through color, line and movement. In 2014, I had an idea to use blockchain technology to create indelible provenance and ownership of digital images of this kind. Quantum was the first ever to be recorded in this way.- Kevin McCoy, 2021 “How …

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SHORE LEAVE

sculpture 2014

Wall mounted shadow box depicting a fantasy landscape incorporating aspects of the San Francisco Bay area, the Forbidden Island board game, and the Paypal/Ebay headquarters circa 2014. Contains an oil on canvas background, color photography and electronics.

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SILICON FLATS

HD video 2014

Overlapping images of Silicon Valley's natural environment, its industry, and the architecture of its suburban technology headquarter buildings. 9:50

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TERMINAL BEACH

2014

Wall mounted shadow box depicting a fantasy landscape incorporating aspects of the San Jose area's Adobe headquarters circa 2014. Contains an oil on canvas background, color photography, video screen, and electronics.

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THE CONSTANT WORLD 2014

sculpture with video, sound, and electronics 2014

This new version of 2007's Constant World, with nine live video cameras, presents a utopian world that acts as its own advertisement. This new sculpture, with sound and a slowly evolving video track with text and color is a ceiling mounted assemblage of metal spheres, models, and lights. It portrays a film noir melodrama set in an urban environment that …

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THE DISCOVERY OF FREEDOM

sculpture with two channels of video, found book, electronics, sound 2014

This wall mounted box contains two video monitors mounted on photographs and a book, The Discovery of Freedom. The larger monitor contains a collaged landscape of images of De Smet, SD the site of the Laura Ingalls Wilder homestead. Laura's daughter Rose Wilder Lane coined the term "libertarian". In this work the stark landscape of her youth is juxtaposed with …