me@me

2013

The material properties of digital display and how it might be changing us – thoughts in response to Ed Balls’ first tweet… Black mirror, black sun, selfies, narcissicism and false starts….

Read about the context of the work here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/apr/28/ed-balls-tweets-ed-balls

me@me (2013) duration 2min43, exhibited as a projection with dual channel audio. The audio consists of a digital manipulated recording of a newsreader saying ‘Ed Balls’, slowed down into a growl, and then played forward and in reverse in a cycle of deep bass rumbles.

Selected by Cullinan Richards as part of the Bow Open 2013.