der02IN Posted by in Blog, Media Work, on June 21, 2016

In New River Journal Spring 2016 Dérivepedia is a combinatory and recylopedic text generator that recombines sentence fragments from 400 Wikipedia entries to generate specious entries for subjects ranging from Tadpoles And The History Of Weather Satellites to Pliny The Elder: Constructing Ambiguous Witch Trials; from Jimi Hendrix And The Psychology Of Cowpox to Ada […]

Indeterminate Anti-Pop

antiPOP Posted by in Media Work, Sounds, on October 10, 2015

Indeterminate Anti-Pop is music mashup machine that plays with the form and expectations of pop music. Developed in Flash, the piece recombines 127 sound files to generate an on-the-fly pop song of a sort. The audio output is coupled with text and images based on anagrams for the pieces subtitle — low culture high art; […]

The Hugo Ball

hb5 Posted by in Media Work, on October 10, 2015

ONLINE AT: http://goo.gl/6sVRO7 The Hugo Ball is a poetry generator that uses the 74 unique words of Hugo Ball’s Dadaist poem Gadji Beri Bimba as its source text. On the work Talan Memmott’s “The Hugo Ball” is an invocation of the poet of the same name, an electronic interpretation of Ball’s poem “Gadji Beri Bimba,” and […]

Self Portrait(s) [as Other(s)]

spo3 Posted by in Media Work, on October 10, 2015

ONLINE AT: http://goo.gl/IdkvDS Self Portrait(s) [as Other(s)] is a recombinant portrait and biography generator. The piece recombines the self-portraits of a dozen well-known painters as well as biographical text on each. Accordingly, the generated pictorial and textual portraits are no longer self-portraits, but “selves” portraits, with subjects that are more than one. The piece deals with identity in an art-historical […]