The walled garden (2020)
Presented as part of Newcastle University's Creative Arts Practice MA online degree show.
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Sound, video and interactive web design come together to capture something of the sprawling nature of creative practice within a single collaged environment. The Walled Garden is a metaphor for the digital space, a place where we can move freely within reason and observe life but one which is ultimately planted, manipulated and facilitated by powerful structures inaccessible to most of its visitors. The piece explores the relationships between liveness and the internet, organic material and digital approximations, chance elements and audience interactions with curated online spaces. A fragmented video is set in a webpage that expands the collage into the web browser; with each 'scene change' or page reload a randomised section appears with a new heading and background.