Category Archives for Digital Art

Seeing brainwaves

Last week I was in London, where I visited Pierre Huyghe’s exhibition Uumwelt at the Serpentine Gallery. You walk in, and there are flies in the air, flies and a large screen showing images flickering past, fast. The images are generated by … Continue reading

28. November 2018 by Jill
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Generating portraits from DNA: Heather Dewey-Hagborg’s Becoming Chelsea

Did you know you can generate a portrait of a person’s face based on a sample of their DNA? The thing is, despite companies selling this service to the police to help them identify suspects, it’s not really that accurate. … Continue reading

11. September 2018 by Jill
Categories: Digital Art, Machine Vision, Visualise me | 1 comment

Transmediale: the opening

I’m in Berlin at the digital arts festival Transmediale for the first time, and of course I’m excited about the topic: CAPTURE ALL. An entire digital arts festival about the datafication of the world, which invited artists to “outsmart and outplay … Continue reading

30. January 2015 by Jill
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Writing photographs (#1YearNoCam)

The visual turn on the internet has been evident for a few years now. Our cameras are computers, always in our pockets, always connected to the internet. We share photos in conversation, in seduction, for a laugh, to make a … Continue reading

20. November 2014 by Jill
Categories: Digital Art, Electronic literature | 2 comments

If the digital present is already history, what is the future?

I’m at Le sujet digital in Paris and just heard Tim Barker give a fascinating talk about time and the digital, which also happens to be the title of his book which I’m looking forwards to reading. He talked about how … Continue reading

13. November 2014 by Jill
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I should have written about animated gifs on Tumblr in the 2nd edition of Blogging!

Of course once anything is published you realise all the things you would love to add. Looking at how my seventeen-year-old was reading about the US government shutdown not in newspapers or on Twitter but through Tumblr’s animated gifs and … Continue reading

04. October 2013 by Jill
Categories: Blogging, Digital Art, social media | 2 comments

Teaching the cybertext taxonomy with dice

This morning I got to meet our new Bachelor of Digital Culture students teaching the class on cybertext in our Digital Genres: Digital Art, Electronic Literature, and Computer Games course. I was going to just walk students through the taxonomy … Continue reading

17. January 2013 by Jill
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Games for music

I love this little platform game, Get Home, that accompany the song “Weathervanes and Chemicals” by Norwegian band Team Me. Cunningly enough, you have to make it through before the song is over to win, which means that you (or at … Continue reading

09. October 2012 by Jill
Categories: Digital Art | 1 comment

Digital art related exhibition and gallery openings in Bergen tonight

I’m going to two exciting openings here in Bergen this evening. My colleague and husband Scott Rettberg is showing works with Jeremy Welsh at Rom 8 in Vaskerelven at 6 pm, and then at 8 pm, Østre: hus for lydkunst … Continue reading

05. October 2012 by Jill
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where is…?

I have so many things I want to blog and can’t find the time to do it. Most disheartening. Meanwhile, here is one of those charming little poems Google sometimes generates for you when you start typing a search phrase … Continue reading

26. January 2012 by Jill
Categories: Digital Art | 6 comments

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