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Open Source Séance

Open Source Seance Ouija Board

"No, not spoon-bending or horoscopy, not the Golden Dawn or make-believe shamanism, astral projection or the Satanic Mass--if it's mumbo jumbo you want go for the real stuff, banking, politics, social science..." - Hakim Bey, from Sorcery in the Broadsheets of Ontological Anarchism

Analogue Collaboration Machine

merge-o-matic image

The Merge-o-Matic analogue collaboration machine offers a rudimentary black box interface, to facilitate collaborative production.

The Democratic Co-ordinate

Democratic Co-ordinate image

The Democratic Co-ordinate is a single-node vector drawing created by averaging out all the drawings produced by a group. It is a humourous solution to the problem of how a diverse group might collaborate on a single document, created during the summer school held by Open Source Publishing in Brussels, August 2013.

Consentsus: An Open Research Project on Consent, Collaboration & Consensus

consentsus workshopConsentsus is an open research project, contributing to a critical feminist theory of consent and connecting it to collaborative production, voting systems and consensus.

Party Line Placard Generator

Party Line Placard Generator

Whether you want to show solidarity, or just can't think for yourself: the Party Line Placard Generator created for you an instant placard from this week's headlines.

The Dissolute Image

The Dissolute Image is a speculative, poetic hosting technique. It enables the distributed posting of banned content on the very platforms from which it is excluded.

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.

The Limborough Road Project

 

This intervention in a local council-funded museum posed as an innocuous historical exhibit, using the platform to make critical comment upon and invite debate about a controversial shopping development being pushed by the council at the time.

Being the Media

I did these interviews at the 2011 Hacktionlab Barncamp after listening in to planning meetings there about the new Be the Media radical news aggregator.

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.

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