Laura Hirsh’s “Alan and Ada” – An Interview with Eva Morrison

The 33rd edition of “Salon: Data” at Eastern Bloc, “Écho-Systèmes” will feature Laura Hirsh’s interactive project Alan and Ada.  Laura, an emerging artist and coder in Montreal, works with notions of new media and technology, exploring themes of artificial intelligence and surveillance in our digital age and gender disparity in technology. Influenced by theories of cybernetics, […]

Angeline Meitzler’s SHE IS – Eva Morrison

(TW: discussion of sexual assault) A visual artwork situated online, She Is digitally reconfigures the first 100 tweets that used the hashtag #AzizAnsari shortly after he was accused of sexual assault in a Babe.net article last January. The artist, Angeline Meitzler, corrupts the meaning of the tweets by representing them as anonymous, digitally manipulated, overlapping, […]

“Ceci n’est pas un viol” – Ornella Begalli

Ornella Begalli is originally from Verona, Italy and is currently doing her Msc in Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of Edinburgh. She did her BA in English Literature and German at the University of Verona with one year exchange at the University of Edinburgh. Her dissertation focused on the influences of Post-Impressionism and […]