Category Archives: Technology

Timeless Fashion Media Narratives

Two of luxury fashion’s biggest names, Nicolas Gesquiere (Louis Vuitton) and Alessandro Michele (Gucci) are both well known for quoting the past and playing with time in their work. Gesquière, the Creative Director for the Louis Vuitton fashion house, is … Continue reading

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Could AI generate Timeless Fashion looks?

After I wrote this piece for Warehouse Review last year I began thinking about Nicolas Gesquière’s “collision of times” in the F/W 2020 show for Louis Vuitton and his work in general. It occurred to me that AI has the … Continue reading

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Warehouse Review 002, ‘A Review of Reviews’ Zoom Talk

I’m delighted to be able to announce my participation in the the following event: On the evening of Thursday November 18th, Warehouse will host an online talk (via Zoom) moderated by Aurélie Van de Peer, with contributors Aïcha Abbadi, Dal … Continue reading

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I used AI to analyse fashion reviews and got poetry instead!

In recent years I’ve become increasingly drawn to making text-based artworks. My first experimental series was called, Prints Based on Graffiti I Have Actually Seen. These prints feature odd, often misspelt phrases, tags, or ‘calls for help’ that I have … Continue reading

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Miasma and A&SM#4.5

Here’s the video ‘released’ today at Affect & Social Media#4.5 and Sensorium Art Show Media Virality and the Lockdown Aesthetic. Panels and presentations (some of them) archived here https://viralcontagion.blog/asm4-5/. From the middle-ages to the nineteenth century it was commonly believed … Continue reading

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Contemporary Vernacular Photographies Symposium – Saturday 3rd September

This image taken from Photographer’s Gallery website and shows a family made ‘anonymous’ in the newspaper. Part of Sophie Beard’s paper. I attended the Contemporary Vernacular Photographies symposium on Saturday which was organised by the Photographer’s Gallery and the Institute … Continue reading

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Stuff, eBay, Photography

Like many contemporary artists I make assemblages (although I tend to call them arrangements of things in the world). They’re made up of a variety of things, many of them discarded or recycled and often found in special places like … Continue reading

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Svetlana Boym – a quote from The Future of Nostalgia

“The internet is organized in a radically spatial manner; it is datacentric and hypertextual, based on simultaneity, not on continuity. Issues of time, narrative and making meaning are much less relevant in the Internet model. Computer memory is independent of … Continue reading

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Photography – technology and art

I’m trying to work out some stuff about digital photography. I want to write a piece about digital photography but I am having trouble finding good literature out there on this subject. I can’t believe there’s not good stuff, it’s … Continue reading

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