One of the presenters at Subtle Technologies was Nancy Nisbet who is current engaged in an art project to trade away all of her personal belongings – Exchange 2006. What I really like about the project is that it combines a critical play on ‘free trade’ and corporate surveillance through its use of RFID tags [...]
Archive for June, 2006
The purpose of my visit to Toronto was to attend the Subtle Technologies Symposium, for which I did a poster presentation. The theme of this years conference was ‘Responsive Architectures’, which manifested in an eclectic combination of biological, material science, architectural and visual/sonic artistic presentations. There was a few too many straight architecture presentations for [...]
Well I went to Niagra Falls with some of my relatives who live on the outskirts of Toronto yesterday. I think these two images just about sum it up… it was totally framed by tourist trash and corporate brands.