Image courtesy of artsdiary.co.nz
Photo courtesy of artsdiary.co.nz
Glass beads, plastic beads, drawing of sculpture converted to pattern for needlework, nylon thread, brass, latex tube, projected sequence of 137 colours produced using a basic algorithm to convert words for emotions to RGB values
Crush (29,177,78) is a meditation on the negation of physical, affective, and sensorial cues that occurs when relationships become digitised and facilitated by algorithms. The work considers the possibility of re-materialising that which is discarded when behaviour is understood as data, and decisions and selections made by artificial intelligence are indistinguishable from those made by humans.