Category Archives: installation

MAMMON

As part of my work with The Fortunecats we re-engineered one of our giant golden cats to become an algo God of capitalism for the Art of Bots show at Somerset House.

Who Watches the Watchers?

“If you are a law abiding citizen […] you have nothing to fear” – William Hague 9th June 2013 How would you feel if William Hague was reading your email, or inspecting your browsing history, or listening to your phone calls? Recent revelations have revealed that the government watches you. It watches all of us, […]

Who’s afraid of The Big Society?

For this year’s White Night The Fortunecats cast themselves as a Government Think Tank, investigating attitudes to ‘The Big Society’. Using The Bee’s Mouth Bar as our venue, we proceeded to interview and categorise the population of Brighton. Subjects were interviewed on camera, and their responses streamed live to a projection in the basement. While […]

Consciousness Engine interview

Reposted, with permission, from Kay Johns‘ blog. Interview with Shardcore. During this year’s 2011 Brighton Festival I went to see an exhibition at the Old Market called The Consciousness Engine by artist’s Shardcore and Sam Hewitt. I found this to be such a fascinating experience, it has left me thinking about consciousness, freedom and artificial […]