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The Bots installed at Fotomuseum Winterthur

Photos of new work The Bots currently installed at Fotomuseum Winterthur, for our ongoing show “Dear Imaginary Audience,”.

The Bots (Italian market) now streaming on DIS

Somewhere — maybe, let’s say, in Berlin — people sit behind screens in drab office buildings and get shown everything from pictures of topless Jesus to snuff videos and decide what stays, what goes, and what gets “escalated.” Day in and out, content moderators are forced to skim the worst social media has to offer […]

The Bots (Arab market) now streaming on DIS

 Jake Levy’s signature foundation-free look doesn’t hide the unpleasant truths of what’s going on behind social media corporations’ own conspiratorial and neocolonialist surfaces, but it can cover up the lifelong scars remaining from viewing violent content. The Bots recounts interviews we conducted with the workers social media keeps hidden. To tell their stories we’ve […]

The Bots (Greek market) now streaming on DIS

 We know everything we post to social media is screened and surveilled, reportable and deletable. There are “community guidelines,” “content restrictions.” Which community? Whose restrictions? It must be some algorithm, right? The bots are not bots, they are human beings in offices applying rules handed down from outside, perhaps from some other office in […]

In conversation with MUDAM’s Emanuela Mazzonis

In conversation with Emanuela Mazzonis, co-curator with Francesco Bonami of the amazing show “Me, Family“, at MUDAM. We talked about a few works dealing with oversharing, vulnerability and the darknet. And cats. Half Cats to be precise.

In convo with 2050+ about “15 Seconds”

Last episode of our “Time Out Of Joint” conversations! We’re discussing with Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, Erica Petrillo and Kamil Dalkir of 2050+ about “15 Seconds”, the video they created for the exhibition we curated for the Yerevan Biennial, entirely taking place on the Darknet. To see the exhibition download the Tor Browser at www.torproject.org and go to […]

In convo with Joshua Citarella about “My Political Journey: ~C”

 In conversation with Joshua Citarella about “My Political Journey: ~C”, the audio piece he created for “Time Out of Joint”, the exhibition we curated for the Yerevan Biennial entirely taking place on the Darknet. To see the exhibition download the Tor Browser at www.torproject.org and go to -> http://fjroxjgxhmd2ymp2.onion

Riccardo Uncut at Mudam

Excited that our work “Riccardo Uncut” is part of “Me, Family“, at Mudam, Luxembourg, curated by Francesco Bonami. Drawing inspiration from the iconic exhibition “The Family of Man” by Edward Steichen, “Me, Family” addresses issues that relate to the flow of information and data in our globalized society. The project is intended as a portrait […]

In convo with Amalia Ulman about “Fun Easy Video”

Here we are in conversation with Amalia Ulman on “Fun Easy Video”, the piece she created for “Time Out of Joint”, an exhibition we curated for the Yerevan Biennial entirely taking place on the Darknet. To see the exhibition download the Tor Browser at www.torproject.org and go to -> http://fjroxjgxhmd2ymp2.onion

In convo with Vladan Joler about “New Extractivism”

Conversation with friend and collaborator Vladan Joler on “New Extractivism”, the piece he created for “Time Out of Joint”, the exhibition we curated for the Yerevan Biennial taking place on the darknet.