Monthly Archives: April 2015

100 algo-Kims & 100 algo-Kanyes

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West occupy a unique place in popular culture. In America, at least, it appears they fulfil the role of Royalty. Kanye West’s career is built on an unassailable sense of self-belief. Kim Kardashian’s on the ability to create a brand out of her very existence. They are the American Dream incarnate. […]

New Activity in your Timeline (2015)

Approximately 4 million years ago, our ancestors adopted Bipedalism, freeing up their hands for more dexterous activities. However, in recent years, our sophisticated tool making skills have resulted in the creation of the smart phone. A scrying mirror so compelling, that we willingly give up the use of one of our hands, disengage from the […]

A tiny act of self cyborg-ification

Like pretty much everyone in the developed world, I like to find things on the internet. The act of discovery is thrilling, and we like to think, informative (though one must wonder how to quantify the intellectual value of another cat video). For the artist, the web offers an inconceivably large corpus of inspiration, visual […]

Drunk George redacted

Parody accounts are one of the prevailing cultural forms of Twitter. The combination of lazy anonymity and the 140-characters-of-wit format make it the perfect place to assume a character and play it out to a potential audience of millions. Back in the prehistoric days of Twitter, one of the first parody accounts to come to […]