Author: Gareth

Heterotopias

Heterotopias is a new digital zine focusing on the spaces and architecture of virtual worlds. Not an empty ode to the fidelity of digital realities, but a critical dissection of spaces of play, exploration, violence and ideology, Heterotopias aims to develop new ways of understanding games as…

The Narrated City

The Narrated City is an experimental, procedural narrative that explores cities as fictional objects. Each reading is unique, generated by an underlying cloud structure that mirrors the network and data structures that thread through our own urban spaces. Using this method The Narrated City creates…

Tribute to Malthus

And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew, with an instinctive mammalian certainty, that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human. William Gibson, Count Zero As she rotates on cones of invisible thrust the Tribute to Malthus…

Asterion, After Borges

‘The house is the same size as the world; or rather it is the world.’ Jorge Luis Borges Asterion is a live exploration of a virtual labyrinth, presented through a unique projected artwork. A combination of digital architecture, live reading and emergent soundscapes, it is…

TH_READ

‘Wetware. An orphaned light flickers across the concrete grimace of a woman, head set in place with a surgical neckbrace. A strobing xray, seeking its calcium twin beneath greying flesh. A red light holds the image in place, unnaturally prolonging the moment until it becomes…