The Dictionary

The Dictionary is a web site designed and coded to emulate the non-linear experience of interacting with an analog dictionary online, and how analog page pairings create poetic juxtapositions and discoveries of language. I try to complicate the notion of a comprehensive volume of language … More The Dictionary

Postview

Dongpu Ling Postview (2021) is an installation combining machine generated video and a series of hair dye painted faux wools. A machine learning algorism, named StyleGan, it uses neural network to learn and find similarity from a given dataset. In this case: a dataset of over 500 images of machines in landscapes is used for … More Postview

On Hammers and Feathers as the Artist’s Epistemic Weapons

Legend has it that around 1590 Galileo Galilei dropped cannon balls and other munition from the tower of Pisa and thus discovered the law of ‘free fall’: The fall velocity of an object in a vacuum is independant of its form and mass. Due to air resistance, the fall velocity of an object in the Earth’s atmosphere is slowed down in accordance with its form and mass. … More On Hammers and Feathers as the Artist’s Epistemic Weapons

Reverberations

Kai-Luen Liang 1949: Tiananmen Square: The ghosts of a public square filled with bodies caught up in the fervor of victory. The sound of a single voice through multiple loudspeakers echoing throughout Tiananmen Square. The voice bouncing off the surrounding concrete, no longer dampened by human bodies. The founding of the People’s Republic of China … More Reverberations

Release: Heard in LA

Release: Heard in LA is a continuum of previous online sound projects — The Lament Project (2008), Dry Run (2012), Imagining Tellus 28- Heard in LA (2017) and Project Scream (2019) produced by The Center for Integrated Media at the California Institute of the Arts and its web-based curatorial initiative, archive, and virtual studio, viralnet-v4.net. The work … More Release: Heard in LA

Tech/Know/Future: From Slang to Structure

Tech/Know/Future/ From Slang to Structure is a critical response to technological systems within art addressing the issues of identity, history and abstraction, placing the viewer at the intersection of the past, present and future. Eleven diverse cross-disciplinary artists will use their creative practices to establish new relationships among technology, knowledge and time through augmented reality, artificial … More Tech/Know/Future: From Slang to Structure

Now|Swerve

viralnet-v4.net’s three-part series of conversations with artists, writers and academics explores what we call “the swerve of 2020” in relation to the present––the long now… and the post-future that awaits us. … More Now|Swerve