1. 2019

  2. 2018

  3. 2017

 

NETWORK STUDY I, Ⅶ & Ⅷ are audiovisual experiments with urban network infrastructure. Each translates wireless network activity captured using custom built hardware and software to sound, text, pictograms and warping satellite imagery.

NETWORK STUDY I was captured at the London Internet Exchange, where a thousand network operators meet to exchange traffic, and at Canary Wharf, a global financial hub located nearby.

NETWORK STUDY Ⅶ was captured at the Vatican City Department of Telecommunication, which houses Radio Vaticano; a supporter of Marconi's 1930s research into radio transmissions, the Vatican was an early adopter of radio.

NETWORK STUDY Ⅷ was captured at the US Embassy in Rome; according to leaked NSA documents false manteinance on the Embassy's roof hid surveillance equipment targeting communications of nearby Italian government administrative buildings.

These are included in SELECTED NETWORK STUDIES (NUKFM, 2017).

2019 (solo)
NETWORK ENSEMBLE
GLUQBAR, milan
2018 (group show)
Situation #111
FOTOMUSEUM, winterthur
SELECTED NETWORK STUDIES
NUKFM
Audiovisual experiments with wireless networks, released as custom SD card
  1. NETWORK STUDY I, Ⅶ & Ⅷ are audiovisual experiments with urban network infrastructure. Each translates wireless network activity captured using custom built hardware and software to sound, text, pictograms and warping satellite imagery.

    NETWORK STUDY I was captured at the London Internet Exchange, where a thousand network

    operators meet to exchange traffic, and at Canary Wharf, a global financial hub located nearby.

    NETWORK STUDY Ⅶ was captured at the Vatican City Department of Telecommunication, which houses Radio Vaticano; a supporter of Marconi's 1930s research into radio transmissions, the Vatican was an early adopter of radio.

    NETWORK STUDY Ⅷ was captured at the US Embassy in Rome; according to leaked NSA documents false manteinance on the Embassy's roof hid surveillance equipment targeting communications of nearby Italian government administrative buildings.

    These are included in SELECTED NETWORK STUDIES (NUKFM, 2017).

2017

Network Study I, VII & VIII

DMSTFCTN studies the intensities of late capitalism, engaging with its networks, interfaces and excessesLondon, Berlin, mail@dmstfctn.net, @dmstfctn, @dmstfctnLondon, Berlin
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GOD MODE (ep. 1)
HQI, london
.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... A real-time rendered monologue about an AI cheating its way out of a simulation
ECHO FX
KRISIS PUBLISHING
A book and performance about market manipulation on Brexit Referendum night
Ø
FLATLINE PRESS/HYPERDUB
(screening)
INTERFACE CHAOS ft SKY H1
CAFE OTO, london
NOINDEX
CANAL180
ECHO FX
SLEEK
'A modern tale, constructed of lies, gorilla advertising bus campaigns and ...'
2020 (live)
CTM × TRANSMEDIALE
BERGHAIN, berlin
(solo)
OFFSHORE MATTERS
AKSIOMA, ljubljana
(screening)
INTERFACE CHAOS
FORUM STADTPARK, graz
Moneylab #8
AKSIOMA
A panel on artistic explorations of tax havens, led by an investigative journalist
INTERFACE CHAOS ft SKY H1
NERO
An interview on the themes of INTERFACE CHAOS (2019), including excerpts
CHASING ILLICIT MONEY
NEW YORK TIMES
'A group of artists began a project to show how money could be moved offshore'
2019 (live)
DESIGNING TIME
DESIGN MUSEUM, london
(solo)
NETWORK ENSEMBLE
GLUQBAR, milan
(group show)
A SCHOOL OF SCHOOLS
C-MINE, genk
PORTO DESIGN BIENNIALE
TRINDADE, porto
A SCHOOL OF SCHOOLS
LUMA, arles
(screening)
Ø.29
CORSICA STUDIOS, london
PORTO DESIGN BIENNIALE
CAMPO 24 DE AGOSTO, porto
PORTO DESIGN BIENNIALE
24 DE AGOSTO, porto
INTERFACE CHAOS
TRUST, berlin
INTERFACE CHAOS
EVENING CLASS, london
Flash Demons
MILLE PLATEAUX
Audiovisual genealogy of financial algorithmic collapse, released as a custom USB
2018 (group show)
4th Design Biennial
ARTER, istanbul
4th Istanbul Design BIENNIAL
ARTER, istanbul
transmediale face value
HKW, berlin
Situation #111
FOTOMUSEUM, winterthur
(live)
Radical Networks
SPEKTRUM, berlin
transmediale face value
HKW, berlin
Borderline Festival
ONASSIS, athens
Borderline Festival
ONASSIS STEGI, athens
"Approach from West India Quay, see what corpses sprouted on the Isle of Dead"
IMPAKT Festival
HET HUIS, utrecht
On the sonification of stock market crashes, part of a panel on algotrading
Automated Lands
NEW INSTITUTE, rotterdam
Automated Landscapes
HET NIEUWE INSTITUUT, rotterdam
On infrastructures and geographies of avoidance, from data centres to tax havens
transmediale face value
HKW, berlin
On ways and means of making offshore and other financial processes visible
MoneyLab #4
SOMERSET HOUSE, london
A talk on offshore investigative w—i—p, part of a panel on play in art and finance
Alt-Age
DESIGN MUSEUM, london
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF
SCHLOSS-POST
'The phone on the cafe table buzzes: Graham. Mark sighs. Graham is a prick'
2017 (talk)
the influencers
CCCB, barcelona
(residency)
Vilem Flusser Residency
TRANSMEDIALE, berlin
SELECTED NETWORK STUDIES
NUKFM
Audiovisual experiments with wireless networks, released as custom SD card