Media Work

Introducing Lary

feature-LARY11 Posted by in AI work, Images & Design, Media Work, on June 15, 2023

“Introducing Lary” is an ongoing AI project that explores the re-invention of the self following life-changing cancer surgery and treatment. Based on the artist’s own experience with a laryngeal cancer diagnosis and the medical interventions that followed, the project uses a variety of AI image generating platforms along with journal entries and medical reports as […]


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 […]

Digital Culture Lecture Tour

DCT01 Posted by in Media Work, on October 10, 2015

ONLINE AT: Digital Culture Lecture Tour is a network performance enacted through images posted on Twitter. The performance took place April through July 2014. Taking its primary cue from the Netprov work of Rob Wittig and Mark Marino, the work follows “Dr. T Memmott”, an avatar for myself on a fictional lecture tour with […]

Huckleberry Finnegans Wake

HFW2 Posted by in Media Work, on October 10, 2015

Collaboration with Eric Snodgrass, Sonny Rae Tempest, and Michael Maguire Huckleberry Finnegans Wake is a combinatoric performance work bringing together Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake. With both texts based around river culture, folding one text into the other can form contextual imbrications and through this, combinatorial engines, as well as implied visual and […]


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

Collaboration with Eric Snodgrass Abstract: Intermission is a performative redadaction of the poetics of cinema. The performance and media platform utilizes René Clair’s Entr’acte (a collaboration with Picabia and Satie) as a starting point, reimagining cinema as if the Dadaist vision for the medium had become the prevalent form. In fact, we call this sort […]


s.pacing06 Posted by in Media Work, on October 10, 2015

(S)pacing is a poetic performance piece and interactive installation that reflects upon the nervous habit of pacing and ideas of internal dialogue while walking as a source of poetic inspiration and contemplation, if not procrastination. The application for performance can be played on the keyboard. As an interactive installation, the pieces use live video motion tracking […]

Twittering/My Molly (Departed)

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

Twittering, A Procedural Novel (aka My Molly (Departed)), remixes text, image, audio, and video triggered through keyboard interaction. The piece coexists with a novel (Free Dogma Press) that was written simultaneous to the development of this work. Where the novel plays on aspects of time, and draws from sources such as Joyce, Strindberg, Beckett, Dante, among others; the hypermedia textual […]

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: 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 […]