Reframing the horizon within the algorithmic landscape of Northern Britain

Paul Goodfellow*

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Abstract

Emerging from the artist’s constructed photographs and walking projects in the north, this paper considers the tension between the photograph as a fixed composition of the world and the dynamic image constructed from data. Whereas arguably, the traditional photograph exhibits a stable relationship between the world and the image, the constructed photograph shifts the focus onto the underlying algorithmic processes of production. This focus on the relational nature of the constructed photograph shifts our gaze from the horizon to the underlying systems in operation as we consider the relational nature of data as a photograph.
Original languageEnglish
Article number114
Number of pages17
JournalArts
Volume8
Issue number3
Early online date4 Sep 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sep 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Systems
  • Photograph
  • Algorithmic image
  • Flat ontology
  • Uncanny
  • Eerie

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