Work shown for the exhibition
'Technologies of the Self' (2020),
as well as 'Open Studios' (2020),
an evening where Central Saint Martin's
studios were open to the public.
The video installation focuses on instantaneous messaging and the and anxieties surrounding conversation.
The dots signify the period of anticipating text responses, as well as ellipses themselves meaning what is sometimes withdrawn and deleted.
The repetition of imagery of 'big tech' companies explores a time where I was fascinated by the amount of personal data that could be mined from individuals and the control this surveillance delivers.
Green in various shades signifies being 'always on'.