An Open P2P Resource for AI technology: Art, Academia and Activism

An open knowledge list for all to add to, use, and share with others. Created for the cultural production of AI: investigating various methods, such as: computer vision, artificial intelligence, neurorobotics, speech recognition, generative writing, generative music, image manipulation, statistical modelling. This page will be updated by myself and the community every now and then. … Continue reading An Open P2P Resource for AI technology: Art, Academia and Activism

Monsters of the Machine and Children of Prometheus, Reading Materials

During the last 8 months or so, I have been working on a new book with co-editor Yiannis Colakides. It's called Frankenstein Reanimated: Conversations with Artists in Dystopian Times. However, before compiling the materials for this book I had already been in deep research, discovering numerous: emotional, historical, social, psychological, technological, feminist, and political contexts, … Continue reading Monsters of the Machine and Children of Prometheus, Reading Materials

Introduction to the ‘Unlocking Proprietorial Systems’ Keynote, at the Mapping festival, Geneva May 25th 2019

I presented a keynote at the Mapping Festival in Geneva, Thursday May 25th, 2019. The reading from a chapter of the same name, Unlocking Proprietorial Systems: For a More Expansive Artistic Practice, from  my PhD. After my talk a few people asked whether the chapter was available to read online for download. Sadly, as part … Continue reading Introduction to the ‘Unlocking Proprietorial Systems’ Keynote, at the Mapping festival, Geneva May 25th 2019

Interviews with Working Class Autodidacts Practising in the Field of Media Art, and Activist Art Culture

Interviews with Working-class Autodidacts Practising in the Field of Media Art, and Activist Art Culture. Introduction This paper draws from of an autoethnographic study about Furtherfield, London’s longest running centre for art and technology. Since 1996, the organisation has formed alliances with artists, technologists and activists, who have dedicated their lives to learning and updating … Continue reading Interviews with Working Class Autodidacts Practising in the Field of Media Art, and Activist Art Culture

Unlocking Proprietorial Art Systems interview: with Artists, Gretta Louw, Antonio Roberts & Annie Abrahams

The mainstream art world has been locked into its own proprietorial* systems for years, closing down possibilities for emancipation in the arts. It is clumsy and out of date. Cultural evolution and its expansion is stunted by a complex blend of: conservatism, colonialism, imperialism, conformity, and submission to market dominated directives, which unfortunately lead to … Continue reading Unlocking Proprietorial Art Systems interview: with Artists, Gretta Louw, Antonio Roberts & Annie Abrahams

Unlocking Proprietorial Art Systems – Presentations & Workshops 2017-2018

I'm doing a series of presentations in relation my paper Unlocking Proprietorial Systems, from a chapter of my autoethnographic PhD research. It will be in the form of presentations and workshops, exploring how this learned knowledge can be used in ways that enhance and or bring about social and cultural change. In it I ask … Continue reading Unlocking Proprietorial Art Systems – Presentations & Workshops 2017-2018

Exhibitions: Monsters of the Machine and Children of Prometheus (Resource)

This is a resource page for two touring exhibitions Monsters of the Machine: Frankenstein in the 21st Century and, it's smaller version Children of Prometheus. Monsters of the Machine: Frankenstein in the 21st Century, was first exhibited at Laboral, Spain, from 18th November 2016 - 31st August 2017. It featured Artists (no particular order): Lynn … Continue reading Exhibitions: Monsters of the Machine and Children of Prometheus (Resource)

I’m moderating at ‘Drones: Eyes From A Distance’ 18th April in Berlin

I'm looking forward to be moderating at the 'Drones: Eyes From A Distance' conference on the 18th April in Berlin, this Saturday. As part of Furtherfield's partnership with the Disruption Network Lab I will chair a panel with Tonje Hessen Schei (filmmaker, NO), Jack Serle (investigative journalist, UK), Dave Young (artist, musician and researcher, IE). … Continue reading I’m moderating at ‘Drones: Eyes From A Distance’ 18th April in Berlin