2018 June: Notes on Seven Clues to the Origin of Life

Notes on Seven Clues to the Origin of Life, by A.G. Cairns-Smith “What is needed for evolution is natural selection [...] There is nothing in the rules to say that such things [our most primitive biological ancestors] had to be ‘living’. We have an odd view now because all of those things that we are … Continue reading 2018 June: Notes on Seven Clues to the Origin of Life

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2018 April: Venting at The Tramshed

A script for the promotion video for my upcoming Venting performance Of all my bureaucratic dreams// it is the keyboard, tapping like rain under my fingers, which affords me most promise. The keyboard can speak in borrowed tongues// And with it, I will play somebody’s mouth// like a pianist. See me do this at The … Continue reading 2018 April: Venting at The Tramshed

2018 February: Subversive Submission

Woman Reads Important Books by Men This is an idea I had, perhaps for a YouTube Channel or SoundCloud podcast. It’s a bit of an investment, but would combine two things I enjoy: voice work and reading interesting texts. To limit the investment, maybe I could try reading aloud 3 works by famous men. The … Continue reading 2018 February: Subversive Submission

2018 January: Being a Person

Royal Society Science Matters panel discussion, “Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence" Some interesting things that came up in the video I watched of the Royal Society Science Matters panel discussion, “Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence”, 10 Jan 2017: Joanna Bryson, Reader in AI Ethics at the University of Bath makes some interesting points about ‘projections’ … Continue reading 2018 January: Being a Person

2017 August: Resisting the Dissipation of Energy

Anomaline I am at a comforting impasse with Meredith (novel). Something like the top of a hyperbole, where, after following a tangent for some time now with the book (basically just writing out images I found titillating without quite reasoning their trajectory), certain attractors inherent in what is already committed to the journey so far, … Continue reading 2017 August: Resisting the Dissipation of Energy

2017 February: Shooting Art to Artillery

In November I began collaborating with a fellow student, who is also my boyfriend, on a short film he applied for through Central Saint Martins. After some brainstorming, we put together a film pitch and presented it to a panel representing CSM, NOWNESS, and Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy. Remarkably, we got the funding to make … Continue reading 2017 February: Shooting Art to Artillery

2016 November: A Performance Lecture and a Comedy Short

This month was by all appearances successful, though somehow rather frustrating. My main project is a novel about a line, and other older projects run alongside it as tangents.   Rosa and Lawrence, Lecture Performance at Nottingham Contemporary Rosa and Lawrence, the play that scripts for artificial intelligence, is perhaps the work with which I … Continue reading 2016 November: A Performance Lecture and a Comedy Short