Data as Culture - Art that uses data as a material
boredomresearch is a collaboration between British artists Vicky Isley and Paul Smith, their work is underpinned by a rich understanding of the mechanisms of the natural world. Collaborating with world leading science institutions since 2014, boredomresearch have created award winning artwork developed from ground breaking research. The art of boredomresearch opens channels for meaningful dialogue and engagement between public and scientific domains.
Artworks of boredomresearch are in collections around the world including the British Council, Southampton City Art Gallery and Borusan Contemporary Art Collection, Istanbul. Recent international exhibitions/events include: Seeing Systems, ArtScience Museum, Singapore 2018; Artience, British Council exhibition at Daejeon Artist House, South Korea 2017; FEAT (Future Emerging Art & Technology) Exhibition, BOZAR Brussels 2017; ISEA, International Symposium on Electronic Art, Manizales 2017 & Vancouver 2015; Balance Unbalance, Manizales 2016; Bio-Art Exhibition, Gwacheon National Science Museum, Seoul 2015; TRANSITIO MX_06 Electronic Arts & Video Festival, Mexico City 2015; Soft Control: Art, Science and the Technological Unconscious, Slovenia 2012 and Gateways, House of Electronic Arts, Basel 2012.
boredomresearch are Research Lecturers at the National Centre for Computer Animation, Bournemouth University. In 2015 they initiated BLAST (Boredomresearch Lab of Art, Science & Technology) which celebrates, reinforces and nurtures world leading arts, science and technological interactions.