Thomson & Craighead encountered a Scottish man called Graham Smith online who has been posting time-lapse recordings of the weather every day from his window from 6 AM to 6 PM. Considering Monday as “an emotional day with a lot of narrative potential” they made a film of Smith’s Mondays which offers an alternative view of time, reducing six years to a time-slice of several minutes.
Single channel video, 11 minutes 21 seconds
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…