2020 May – June: Lockdown Writing

I did not mention that the past few months (since late March), life has changed quite substantially for people in this country and around the world; namely, we are living through the coronavirus pandemic. Not only that, but a number of political upheavals are taking place, from the greater visibility on the Black Lives Matter … Continue reading 2020 May – June: Lockdown Writing

2020 April: Self-Estrangement

I feel glad to have written the first chapter of my thesis - at least, the first draft of a chapter - and so feel I have at least started trying to express the more theoretical parts of the project. This chapter focuses on some of the historical uses of the role of the 'spiritual … Continue reading 2020 April: Self-Estrangement

2020 February: The Psychology of Characters

Introduction to Personal Metrics, performance/experiment held at MARs, Goldsmiths College. 21 Jan 2020: Hello, welcome everyone, to this Art Research Installation, Personal Metrics, in which I’m hoping to conduct an experiment with your help. Some of you may know by now that my practice is concerned with using my own personhood as a kind of … Continue reading 2020 February: The Psychology of Characters

2019 October: Defining the Field and Forging Connections in the Literature

Professor John Frow of Sydney University is somebody I may wish to establish contact with, as his book, Character and Person (2014), is very related to my project. We have even come across some of the same examples (Kundera) as instances of character/person crossover. He may even be appropriate as a supervisor, although I should … Continue reading 2019 October: Defining the Field and Forging Connections in the Literature

2019 September: PhD Begins

The Hospital of Happiness. Sound work with autogenerated image of non-existent person. 2019. Listen here. 07/09/19 Exploring Evolutionary Algorithms In Chapter 3 of The Blind Watchmaker, when Richard Dawkins refutes the idea that, with enough time, a monkey typing randomly on a typewriter could come up with the complete works of Shakespeare, or rather, even … Continue reading 2019 September: PhD Begins