A looped video of a burning house is interspersed with endless random statements drawn from American self-help websites that call for like-minded people to share their experiences. Their need for clarity and a sense of wholeness is mirrored by uncertainty and a constant state of incomplete being.
Generative video, dimensions variable
Data Anthropologies: Thomson & Craighead
25 March - 20 June 2015 at the Open Data Institute
Anecdata, Retrieved, Shared, Social, Static
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…