DADABOT. The role of algorithms in cultural production
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DADABOT. The role of algorithms in cultural production

[image] http://www.nicolasnova.net/pasta-and-vinegar/2015/10/7/new-book-dadabot Nicolas Nova sees dada in big data Published 19 January 2016 by Annick Rivoire Nicolas Nova observes our digital practices as did Claude Lévi-Strauss with his sad tropics. In “Dadabot”, a formidable essay on “creolization” in the digital age, he and Joël Vacheron give an overview of this “new human-machine relationship”. Interview. http://www.makery.info/en/2016/01/19/nicolas-nova-voit-du-dada-dans-la-data/?utm_content=buffer0de02&utm_medium=social&utm_source=plus.google.com&utm_campaign=buffer Essay … Continue reading

the stability of latent images
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the stability of latent images

[image] The stability of latent images, 2015 detail I stared into his eyes, so different without glasses from the huge round eyes of his earlier self. The eyes are narrow behind their contact lenses. Do I trust him? Dare I trust him? He seems a nice old man but he could well be the Hacker …” … Continue reading

an imperceptible transmission
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an imperceptible transmission

A few thoughts on the role that the image plays within our new knowledge economies and how its employment as a digital labourer is possibly being exploited. September 12, 2015 This essay was presented at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design – Auckland, New Zealand. Additional research and notes here. PDF version of talk notes/outline here: ⇒ talk map //  India’s new prime … Continue reading

Installation proposal – winter 2015
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Installation proposal – winter 2015

read full proposal here : cval12_july 2015_install_proposal MFA winter seminar Exhibition and Audience 11 – 16 July, 2015 A proposal for installation by christopher valenti, Ø (empty-set) and the blended-theory project to Noel Ivanoff, HOD Fine Arts, Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design 2015.06.22/15:06 For consideration : 1. Transparency in exile : factual information may vary … Continue reading