Category Archives: twitterbots

Copyright police

Ah well, I feared as much, zazzle are not comfortable printing @hipsterbait1 t-shirts: Unfortunately, we are unable to process your order due to a conflict with one or more of our acceptable content guidelines. As a result, the following item(s) cannot be produced: Title: hipsterbait t-shirts – Customized Product Link: 235777588415219733 Result: Not Approved Content […]


Much of my work deals with the machinery of algorithms and their place as in the greater systems of human culture. @hipsterbait1 is a bot that lives on twitter and tumblr, it creates ‘hipster bait’ in the form of post-post-ironic t-shirts, mashing up existing cultural referents into new combinations. It was inspired by a conversation […]