The idea that hard work will be rewarded with success is so pervasive that it seems impossible to challenge, as if it was a fixed and permanent feature of the social world rather than an ideology that didn’t exist before the mid-20th Century. Even at the point of its invention, ‘meritocracy’ was coined as a […]
A zine that contains the end user license agreements (EULAs) for major web platforms after being passed through an online summariser.
In response to the question of what makes a good reader, Michael Day explores the way that attention is experienced and understood in relation to the distracting effects of social media and the mobile Internet. This book looks at the experience of distractibility that is a common companion to these new technologies and devices, and […]
Epicentres is a book containing a collection of computer-generated images that indicate the position of earthquakes in remote locations. Tremors that are low on the Richter scale might only be sensed by seismological recording equipment rather than be felt by humans. These images have been automatically generated from sensor data, and exist as automated representations […]
Produced on a guest artist residency at Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, Trondheim, Norway that was supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
This photograph of balloons, taken on out-of-date Polaroid film, has been slowly deteriorating in storage since it was captured in 1998. At irregular intervals, its state of disintegration is captured with a digital scanner.
Pioneer is the result of a research project based in Sheffield Hallam University’s Psalter Lane Learning Centre. I was eager to pursue the idea that some items in the library have never been used since their addition to the library stock.