The Ghost in the Machine 2001
The Ghost in the Machine 2001

Detail showing monitor which recorded visitors interacting with the work

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The Ghost in the Machine 2001
The Ghost in the Machine 2001

Silk arch with text photocopied on to acetate.

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The Ghost in the Machine 2001
The Ghost in the Machine 2001

Detail

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The Ghost in the Machine 2001
The Ghost in the Machine 2001

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The Ghost in the Machine 2001

Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast

Red silk, texts and drawings photocopies onto acetate, surveillance camera and monitor

 

This work arose from reading about the mechanics of human memory and about artificial intelligence, machine learning and the retrieval of information by both systems.