About the Book
"In a spell of écriture automatique the machine embraced her destiny: kiss my code goodbye, the keyboard typed away as she joined the ancestry of dead media."
The dead media upgrade to 'royal road test,' 1967 (mason williams, ed ruscha and patrick blackwell), ‘vaio road test,’ 2012 (paula roush, teresa paiva and maria lusitano) documents the throwing of a laptop from a moving car and the aftermath.
Part of the ABC Artists' Books Cooperative ABCED group project dedicated to the 75th birthday of Ed Ruscha.
My work explores the intersection of open culture and publishing technologies. My recent publication projects have been exhibited at the P74 gallery in Ljubljana [Split-index: a time/space dislocation and Split-screen: a time/space dislocation), Sput-&-nik gallery, Porto (classop: papéis varios/varied papers) and Museu da Cidade, Lisboa (jornal fingido/ fake newspaper). I teach courses on art and media theory, artists publications, self-publishing and the impact of technology in photographic publishing practices. I also run the weblog for the photobook module I teach at the London South Bank University, part of the Digital Photography Programme. http://www.msdm.org.uk/photobook