A response to the self isolation/lock-down caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, beginning in enforceable terms on the 23rd of March in the UK. Here, trips outdoors were (are, as this is written in the midst of the new normal) permitted when shopping for essential food and supplies, a single form of outdoor exercise and for those considered ‘Key Workers’. This obviously included emergency services and medical staff, but also, less explicable – those working in car dealerships, sports shops and […]
The British tabloid press has a long and antagonistic relationship with the EU and European Commission, frequently publishing misleading, misguided and histrionic articles with a tenuous relationship to fact. Consistently, the perceived Bureaucracy of Brussels is a target for mockery and incredulity, with British institutions bearing the brunt of ‘EU Meddling’. Frequently these stories contain a core of distorted truth. Referencing proposed changes in law and policy but selectively worded to erode confidence in European politics. While it may be […]
Accrual Media represents a digital ‘reshuffling’ of Roland Barthes’ perennial academic reading list favorite, Camera Lucida. Each page of the original publication has been scanned and subjected to a partially human guided application of Adobe’s “Space Time Video Completion” algorithm, put into action through Photoshop’s various Content Aware processes. These alterations prioritise the visual aspect of written language over the coded content and meaning, leading to repeated passages and words, altered letter forms and entirely new sentences or visual […]
Mean and Median averages from a range of residents and visitors to Lincoln, 34 contributors on Saturday the 24th of October. Created in conjuction with Frequency, Lincoln’s Biannual Digital Arts and Culture Festival. Project produced in collaboration with Adam O’Meara.