Recently I presented at the 2018 Annual Association for Art History conference in London as part of a day long panel on Aural Affects and Effects: Explicit and Implicit sounds and rhythms in contemporary visual media put together by Olga Nikolaeva, Christine Sjöberg and Johnny Wingstedt. Not only did several aspects of my research fall … More London – Conference
Because of the incidence of hallucination in ICU wards and hospitals in general I’ve always been interested in its influence on memory. This is an amazing body of work piecing together a large number of separate memories about a place from the occupants some of whom you would have to expect would be hallucinating through lack … More Forensic Architecture work on reconstructing the layout of the Saydnaya prison from memories
https://vimeo.com/257997930 In the card game Racing Patience ICU there are two players. One draws a central card that describes the patient’s stats when entering ICU. Starting at the same time, one player represents the ICU team trying to bring the patient back into the normal or survivable ranges for blood pressure, heart rate, blood oxygenation … More Racing Patience ICU – video
https://qz.com/1189730/google-is-using-46-billion-data-points-to-predict-the-medical- outcomes-of-hospital-patients/ The title of the article on the quartz website is Google is using 46 billion data points to predict the medical outcomes of hospital patients’. This includes the claim by Google that they have …. ‘the ability to predict patient deaths 24-48 hours before current methods… ‘ The research paper from Google … More The rise and rise of algorithms in the treatment of patients.
A short video, four minutes in length, documenting some of the first games played of Racing Patience ICU. The artist Fiona Davies plays against the performance artist Tom Isaacs and the curator Lizzy Marshall. In the card game Racing Patience ICU there are two players. One draws a central card that describes the patient’s stats … More Documentation of the card game ‘Racing Patience ICU’
https://wellcome.ac.uk/news/new-types-blood-cells-discovered Credit: NIH/Wikimedia Commons A magnified dendritic cell. Funded by the Wellcome Trust, researchers from the Broad Institute spanning MIT and Harvard, have discovered four new subtypes of white blood cells using single cell genomics. The image above, from the Wellcome announcement is of a beautiful almost fungal shape, an expression of the body’s defence … More Four new subtypes of white blood cells discovered.
https://thekiosk.org.au/2018/01/14/holding-space-the-final-kiosk-exhibition/ Supported by CreateNSW, BMCC and a partnership between MAPBM and Toolo