Piet Zwart portfolio

Showing all projects tagged for inclusion in my portfolio submission to the Piet Zwart Networked Media MA.

Open Sauce

Open Sauce installation view 1

Open Sauce was a collaborative erotic writing project, starting with a stereotypical sex scene laid open to modification using a wiki, under a No Rights Reserved copyright license.

Open Wide: Answering the Anxiety of "The Author" in Open Licensing

Current research

Open Wide is an ongoing research project into art, authorship and open licensing. I'm exploring what it means to be constructed as a an attributable 'author' by copyright law and artistic practice. What ideas about selfhood are at work here, and what is so scary about letting go of control over our work - whether we hang on with an 'all rights reserved' license or maintain authorship through an open licensing scheme?

Nor's Portfolio

Nor's Portfolio screenshot

An online artwork built collaboratively with Charlie Harvey. This piece was my response to the imperative to establish an online identity through my portfolio. It uses pre-existing social categories from other websites - including Arts Council England and Indymedia - as tags, placing the onus on the site visitor to organize the work according to their interests.

Play!Fight!

Play!Fight! was an online conversation project during 2010 that brought people from two different (and often mutually wary) communities together.

Absent Friends

A performance over the phone as part of the Artists Home Delivery service curated by Artwash.

Autogamous

A series of solo performances for camera.

Autogamous explored the roles that memory, fantasy and virtuality play in intimate relationships. Mundane objects stand in for lovers missed, remembered or imagined.

2009.

MySite | In Space (5)

MySite performance documentationMySite performance documentation

My Site | In Space 5 was the fifth edition in the site-specific live art series curated by Switch Performance. Work was devised and presented to intimate audiences in two Hackney flats, and the walk between them.

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