Nephoscope

Nephoscope is an up-coming digital work is a meditation on the intersection of AI technologies, the infrastructural and metaphorical framings of cloud computing that enable them, and the…

Algorithmic Light

Algorithmic Light is an up-coming digital artwork that asks how technologies of artificial intelligence (defined broadly to encompass many diverse systems, including machine vision) can be deployed creatively,…

Flatland

This Bitsy3D art game offers a retelling of Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (1884) by Edwin Abbott Abbott. Flatland is a notable early scientific romance that combines…

The Book of Sand

This Bitsy art game is a retelling of the 1975 short story by Jorge Luis Borges. Read excerpts from the tale as you navigate passages from the mysterious tome it depicts. Each…

Text-Image

This collection explores the results of asking a text-based Large Language Model (LLM) to generate ASCII pictures in response to a range of simple prompts. In subverting their…

Machine Visions

This text is a catalogue of outputs derived from a speculative investigation into machine vision systems. In this investigation, an image synthesising AI (Stable Diffusion V2) was used…

Haiku Garden

In this slow Bitsy art game, you are invited to spend a couple of minutes in a garden that changes with the time of day and the passing seasons, reading generative haikus…

Lines of Flight

Can the act of gliding also perform as an act of writing? The sweeping movements of a glider aircraft through the sky already create circular traces in GPS…

Mindshadow

Mindshadow is a meditation on the nature of communication, meaning, and storytelling after the passing of humanity. It takes the form of a message from one alien AI…

Dark Mode

Dark Mode is a minimal meditation on the rogue-like / adventure game genre, stripped to its bare essentials: a labyrinth, varied “encounters”, and numerical stats. What is the…

Orbital Reveries

Orbital Reveries is an artistic project in which terrestrial satellite imagery is processed using computer vision algorithms to generate topological, lexical poems— characterised as ‘textscapes’. In parsing technoscientific…

Signals

Signals is a collection of algebraic poems written in Lincos, the mathematical language designed for communicating with extra-terrestrial intelligences. Each poem is accompanied by exoplanet search imagery derived…

Waveform

Waveform is a speculative instance of ‘drone generated poetry’, meditating on the role of digital sensors in contemporary environmental monitoring. In this project, coastal shorelines are imaged using…

The Aftermath Atlas

The Aftermath Atlas is presented as a “publishers preview” of a future book written in 2075. It details the startling discovery, made in the early 2070s, that Landsats…

A City is Not a Computer

This Bitsy art game invites you to join a team of human operators in a city-wide automated control centre, scanning through a synthetic map of ‘tasks’ generated by the system,…

Drone City

This Bitsy art game depicts life as an automated flying delivery drone, as seen from the standpoint of the machine itself. It is a codework, revealing the city, from the drone’s…

The Garden of Forking Paths

This Bitsy art game is a whimsical remake of the famous short story by the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges. Explore the divergent paths of the labyrinthine garden, while leafing through cut up…

After Life

This Bitsy art game invites you to explore and meditate on a now dormant universe of cellular automata, ala Conway’s Game of Life. This piece leaves you free to wander the “ashes”…

Emergent Typography

Emergent Typography is an experiment that involves imprinting a conventional 26 character Latin alphabet onto a rule-driven matrix characteristic of cellular automata. The system is then allowed to…

Flowpath

FLOWPATH is a graphical, emergent programming language, inspired by 10 PRINT algorithms, cellular automata, and liquid computing architectures. It has been developed in light of the long history…

Swipe

Swipe is a meditation on how so-called ‘swipe’ typing represents a mode of contemporary calligraphy. In this mode, the defined letterforms of print are converted into flowing glyphs—evoking…