A Public Service

In January 2020, my book A Public Service: Whistleblowing, Disclosure, and Anonymity was released. It was published by OR Books and edited …

Resistant Systems: Welcome

A solo show at The Muted Horn gallery in Cleveland, OH December 1, 2018 – January 3, 2019 Resistant Systems: Welcome is …

Digital Resistance Kit

A collaboration with Demerritt Pauwels Editions. Limited edition kit includes: Manual of Digital Resistance Anonymous Cash, Bitcoin, Prepaid Gift Cards, Starbucks Cards …

A Man and A Woman

This piece simply documents a moment. Hillary Clinton speaks to a nation and concedes victory to Donald Trump. At the same time Americans — or …

Residency at SPACES

I had the good fortune of doing a residency at SPACES in Cleveland, OH in the summer of 2016. During my 6 …

Guide to Becoming Anonymous

The LA Crypto Crew wrote a new article for Hyperallergic: http://www.hyperallergic.com/342262/a-guide-to-becoming-anonymous-online/ The guide goes after some low hanging fruit with locking down …

Data Transmissions

Data Transmissions is a series of letterpress prints of cell-phone screenshots, collected through an open call on social media, that reflects on …

Echoings

Society has reached a new plateau in the continuous snowballing of technological progress; we stand at a place where we need devices …

Cell Phone Safe!

I am going to be at SPACES in Cleveland representing the LA Cryptoparty Crew. I’ll be helping activists, protestors, and anyone that …

Cryptotherapy

An installation shown at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art from May 16 to May 22, 2016. The text below is by Mardee …

Escapism

Solo exhibition at Leon Gallery in Denver, CO, March 12th – April 24th, 2016. Escapism explores the spaces between worlds. It asks us, …

Bookends

A show at the Visual Arts Gallery at the University of California, San Diego. Shown from December 2014 – January 2015.  

Patents: Team Work

While at a residency at Provisions Library, I built a system for analyzing the United States patent database. Basically creating a system …

Book Futures

A two person show with Brigita Ozolins at the SASA Gallery in Adelaide, Australia. The show was curated by Daniel Chaffee and …

Playing the Library

Installed at the SASA Gallery in Adelaide, Australia for the show Book Futures. The piece Playing the Library attempts to actively document …

L.A.’s First Crytoparty

On Friday, October 24th I hosted (along with a few others) LA’s first Cryptoparty in my trailer STAT-US. The event brought together …

eScape 50

For the last two years I have been experimenting with eInk screens, you might have seen these screens in a Kindle. They …

Terms of Service

An edition of 16 books created for the show Pulp Atlas, which brought together 12 artists to each create a new book …

Preview: Book Futures

I have a two person show titled Book Futures, opening in September in Adelaide, Australia at the SASA gallery at the University …

Announcement: Playing the Library

Playing the Library documents and remixes the experience of browsing a library through performances with a book scanner. A scanning system is …

Secure Browsing: Leaving Chrome

I’ve been pretty happy with Google Chrome for the last year, but with this project I thought I should reevaluate my browser …

Email Encryption

This blog post was supposed to be really  inspiring about email encryption and would help people realize why it is important to …

Migrating Gmail Data

So last we spoke I had chosen to use Neomailbox.com as my new email host. It was a snap to setup my …

Choosing An Email Provider

Today I stumbled on a list of privacy and security conscious email hosting providers. It seems to be up-to-date and well maintained …

The Email Hosting Landscape

To better understand what the heck I’m getting into with migrating away from Gmail, I spent a few days doing research, reading …

Getting Out Of Google

I have been thinking about this for a long time and have finally decided I need to extract myself and my data …

Materials On Reserve

The Penrose Library at Denver University was recently renovated and now a majority of DU’s books are stored offsite. To checkout a …

Outtakes

Blank pages were removed from the 400+ used books purchased for the show Materials On Reserve. This included colored endsheets, pages stamped …

Loss Studies

By sifting through the digital Google versions of the 400+ books that were purchased for the show Materials On Reserve, I found …

Reading Between the Lines

A barcode scanner is attached to two receipt printers. The books in the exhibition Materials On Reserve can be scanned and two …

Raspberry Pi Video Looper

UPDATE: I’ve updated the software and it should be much easier to install and use on any Raspberry PI. It does NOT have a …

Commodify.us

A collaboration with Birgit Bachler, Walter Langelar, and Owen Mundy. Created during a _moddr residency @ WORM in Rotterdam, The Netherlands Commodify.us …

Loss, Meaning and Melancholy

I recently finished a paper discussing my last series of works in the context of melancholy in the digital age. The abstract …

Botanical Loss

In 1799 Robert John Thornton released the first installment of the book “The Temple of Flora.” This book was the first large …

Reimagining Wild Bill

In 1865 Wild Bill killed Dave Tutt in the town square in Springfield, MO. This quick-draw style duel was recorded and portrayed …

STAT-US

In 2010, I spent six months traveling the United States in a mobile research lab, visiting over fifty libraries, museums, and archives …

Ruin

Dripping directly out of the structure of the building, this piece is in a continuous state of oxidation. Nozzles at the top of …

World Conspiracy

World Conspiracy represents an individual’s conception of the world. This piece was constructed through the analysis of over 10,000 documents saved by …

America’s View of the World

At the Teen Studio in the New Children’s Museum, visitors participated in “America’s View of the World” by tearing out newspaper articles …

New York Times Data Grapher

Click here to go to the Data Graphing Interface Last year I wrote a data mining application that can automatically gather term …

Geohistoriography

This show captures how America views the world as seen through the lens of the American media. All data was collected from …

Command Center

Command Center replays the last 150 years of history, by showing the frequency of terms used in the New York Times. Over …

Card Catalog

A card catalog designed to hold all of the songs on my iPod, 7,390 songs. Each song is cataloged on a single …

California Orange

Like an insect trapped in amber or a museum jewel trapped behind glass, an orange was traped in a cube of resin. …

Paris

The piece is attached via a network cable to the internet where it monitors news and search results for “paris hilton” and …