A response to the question: why (more) Katy Perry? A lecture, illustrated with chart-toppers, on the use of consumer-behavior data and neurobiology research in the production of pop songs that are guaranteed to be pleasing to as many listeners as possible.
An LP that asks you to become a listening machine, an essay on the universalization of tastes, a life shaped by Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog.”
An interview with the Nordic online art magazine Kunstkritikk.
An audio work that narrates the experience of an expert listener determining what sound should sound like.
On July 12, 2015, Triple Canopy presented Pattern Masters, a series of performances at the Whitney Museum of American by Lucy Raven, Jen Liu, and David Horvitz with Susie Ibarra. The event marked the debut of an issue of Triple Canopy devoted to standards and standardization, which relates to research I’ve been conducting as part of my 2013–15 fellowship at […]
In the September 2014 issue of Art in America, I published “GlblVlgIdiot Annual Report 2014,” a portfolio that adapts for the page a performance created with author Joshua Cohen and artist Jon Kessler. Click here for the PDF. More information about the performance, Introducing the Web, which examines the techno-utopian language and libertarian endgame of Silicon Valley and was […]
A performance at Swiss Institute, in conjunction with Jon Kessler’s exhibition “The Web.”