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Nyktopolitics

May 2017

When does the human need to leave the image? And what takes his/her place? How can one attempt to image a life severed by representation, and who has the ethical right to attempt such an aberrant, aniconic distortion?

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Manifest Destiny in the Digital Age

May 2017

Information asymmetry is power asymmetry. If “data is the new oil” in the 21st Century, then internet users are the raw earth from which this oil is extracted; a commodity to be exploited for the benefit of the oil barons. In this, there is at least some equity amongst users around the world: the parity of the powerless. Except that isn’t accurate either.

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28/03/17

Sitting in the sun at a tech company cafeteria, this former Google worker described a year spent immersed in some of the darkest...

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Where someone said they saw some smoke, there very well may be no fire.

February 2017

For the (conspiracy) theorist, the beauty of images is that they have the power to become simultaneously a source of proof and doubt. Look again, don’t you see that? There it is. Gone.

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Soft Power / Hard Meme

February 2017

In early 2016, @RussianEmbassy, the verified Twitter account from the Russian Embassy in the UK, sent an image to the Russian Ministry of Defence via Twitter, warning that ‘Extremists near Aleppo received several truckloads of chemical ammo.' On further inspection, rather than a matter of urgency, it became immediately apparent that these were neither extremist trucks, nor was it in fact an actual photograph of real trucks at all.

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Artifact Readers: pixelated revelations, glitch augury and low-res millenarianism in the age of conspiracy theory

February 2017

These images, drawn from films made by members of the YouTube conspiracy theorist community, are presented as evidence for the radically heterodox alternate worldviews of their original creators.

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06/02/17

MIT Media Lab’s Camera Culture Group focuses on making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for...

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01/02/17

Picture Sky In this project we create a crowdsourced image of the sky. Multiple observers are positioned at GPS coordinates that...

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26/01/17

!Mediengruppe Bitnik, Delivery for Mr. Assange, 2013 «Delivery for Mr. Assange» is a 32-hour live mail art piece performed on 16...

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