Eric Souther | Q+A

Eric Souther is a new media artist who draws from an assortment of disciplines, including anthropology, linguistics, ritual, critical theory, and new materialism. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Expanded Media in...

The Sounds That Divide Us | Julia Fairbrother

In Sounds That Divide Us (2020), Julia Fairbrother presents ten countries’ national anthems with the highest absolute number of deaths due to COVID-19. Using computational algorithms to process mortality data, the artist...

Distorted National Flags, Black and White

Deconstructing Whiteness | Avital Meshi

In Deconstructing Whiteness (2020) artist Avital Meshi performs with an AI recognition system. By distorting her face, Meshi aims to examine the visibility of whiteness through the lens of AI technology. As...

A grid of stills of a white woman pushing her face into new shapes.

Jonathan Hanahan | Q+A

Jonathan Hanahan is a creative technologist and educator who makes Thick Interfaces—tools, devices, software, artifacts, websites, and videos—that speculatively explore the physical, cultural, and social ramifications of the role technology plays in...

Limen | Tra My Anderson

In Limen, a piece named after the Latin etymological origin of “liminal,” Tra My Anderson examines the connection between physical space and digitized space. Combining the aesthetics of liminal space and empty...

Edgelands | Jonathan Hanahan

In his video piece Edgelands (2020), Jonathan Hanahan juxtaposes distorted, AI-generated images depicting midwestern landscapes combined with illegal e-waste dumpsites in Africa, Asia, and India. The resulting hypothetical landscapes depict a potential...

VIRONOMICON | Eric Millikin

In his digital zine VIRONOMICON (2020), Eric Millikin incorporates a moribund collection of: cut-up incantation poems assisted by an AI trained to study writings about and during plagues and pandemics, AI-generated magic...

VIRONOMICON (2020), Eric Millikin

Listen to Big Data | Dong Yuxiang

In Listen to Big Data (2019), Dong Yuxiang creates an auditory environment for listeners to “meditate on the materiality of big data” and the environmental impacts rooted in the infrastructures of information...