This work is the culmination of three year’s research and is informed by countless books, articles, talks and conversations.

Articles

Bookmarked online under this Pinboard tag with a selection printed out for reading in the gallery.

Books

These titles are available to read in the gallery during the show. (Mostly Amazon links - other booksellers are available.)

Art

Michael Coveney - Ken Campbell - The Great Caper

Bill Drummond - The 17

Bill Drummond - 45

EYEO: Converge to Inspire

Nicholas Felton - Photoviz

Tehching Hsieh - Doing Time

HOLO Magazine #1 and #2

JAMMs - 2023

Office For Creative Research - Journal #002

Omar Kholeif - You Are Here - Art After The Internet

Richard Moss - Incoming

Robert Shore - Beg, Steal & Borrow - Artists Against Originality

Tech

Ingrid Burrington - Networks of New York: An Illustrated Field Guide to Urban Internet Infrastructure

Ed Finn - What Algorithms Want

GLI.TC/H 20111 - READER[R0R]

Adam Greenfield - Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life

Jarrett Kobek - I Hate The Internet

Angela Nagle - Kill All Normies: Online culture wars from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the alt-right

Cathy O’Neil - Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

Various - Manifestos For The Internet Age

Capitalism

Mark Fisher - Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?

Paul Mason - PostCapitalism: A Guide to Our Future

Nick Srnicek & Alex Williams - Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work

Philosophy

John Higgs - The KLF: Chaos, Magic and the Band who Burned a Million Pounds

Vilem Flusser - Towards a Philosophy of Photography

Sarah Kofman - Camera Obscura of Ideology

Martin Lister - The Photographic Image in Digital Culture

John Durham Peters - The Marvellous Clouds: Toward a Philosophy of Elemental Media

Timothy Snyder - On Tyrany - 20 Lessons From The 20th Century

David Stubbs - Fear of Music - Why people get Rothko but don’t get Stockhausen

Robert Anton Wilson - Cosmic Trigger

Robert Anton Wilson & Robert Shea - The Illuminatus! Trilogy

Place

John Higgs - Watling Street

Crab Man - Counter-Tourism Handbook

Georges Perec - An Attempt At Exhausting A Place In Paris

John Wilks - Walks Through History - Birmingham