Martin Howse (UK) investigates the links between the earth (geophysical phenomena), software and the human psyche (psychogeophysics). Howse proposes that we can return to animism through the critical misuse of scientific technology. Through the construction of experimental situations such as process-driven performance, Howse explores the rich links between substance or materials and execution or protocol. For the last ten years Howse has collaborated on numerous open laboratory projects. He performed, published, lectured and exhibited and is the creator of the skin-driven audio divination module, aka The Dark Interpreter.
Session 5: Noise in the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Friday 27 February
14:00 - 15:30
Paradiso, Main Hall
The Earth is constantly bombarded by cosmic rays, but is now also shrouded in all kinds of anthropogenic radiation. The electromagnetic footprint of human activity on Earth is enormous. All of this radiation is invisible and usually inaudible. More and more artists are beginning to explore various forms of radation in their work. The panel is moderated by Nik Gaffney.