Horizon is a ‘narrative clock’ made out of images accessed in real-time from webcams in every time-zone around the world. The piece stems from the artists’ interest in the increasing amounts of ‘virtual’ information layered over ‘lived’ experience. The result is a constantly updating array of images that read like a series of movie storyboards, but also as an idiosyncratic global electronic sundial.
Narrative clock from online sources
Data Anthropologies: Thomson & Craighead
25 March - 20 June 2015 at the Open Data Institute
Pioneering media artists Jon Thomson (b.1969) & Alison Craighead (b.1971) make work informed by long-term, gently critical, explorations of the structures and social constructs of the Internet and the spaces of social media. They work across…