The Little Umbrella [ Collector ]

 



Requiem

Like dead leaves, Twitter messages are destined to fade away little by little, to drown in the perpetual flow of information. Like bottles thrown into the sea, these messages pass and pass away...

Zénith

What if we were always spacing out? Zénith is a participative work that converts our geolocation into a sensorial, esthetic experience....

You're Getting Warm

You're Getting Warm (Tu chauffes) is a living portrait. Depending on my geolocation, my portrait is revealed every time I physically approach the location of the object. Conversely, the portrait disappears as I move further away from it...

 

DataDada

DATADADA MANIFESTO #1
that's my data there
but that's not your affair
data is GAFA
datum is Kaboom
my data is the goose that lays the golden eggs
Lucky Data that can't be sold
Daisy Flowers-a-Gogo
when data manifests
it makes Dada
hue and dia!
when data loses its meaning
it changes direction
I repeat
data is GAFA
datum is Kaboom
data is like an angel
Unisex and pure spirit
that's data
that's data
let it be said! !

In The Cloud With Lulu

In The Cloud With Lulu is a hanging mobile of little clouds that oscillate according to my daily physical movements. The faster I move, the more agitated the clouds become. When I come to a stop, the clouds settle down...

Little Umbrella

Little Umbrella is a small umbrella connected to the Internet which shows the weather for the next 6 hours...

Pegman Vaudou

Each time the word "Pegman" is indexed by Google's search engine, the doll shivers, ringing a small bell around Pegman's neck...

Digitized by Google

Digitized by Google is a book composed of images from several works that were digitized and are now available unabridged on Google Books...

Books Scapes

Book Scapes is a series of landscapes composed of 100 parts of images excerpted from various books...

7th Heaven

7th Heaven is a tangible, esthetic and playful installation. Personalized movable objects move up and down a string according to each person's physical altitude in real time...

Basic Buttons

In Basic Buttons, the surface of the minimally painted canvas juxtaposes the form with the symbolic function...

The Tortoise and the Hare

When we click the "search" button (without instant search), Google provides several interesting bits of data that tell us about its capacity to retrieve information...

The Pegman Coin

The Pegman coin comes in the shape of a little metal man, inspired by the Pegman on Google Street View. Just like Google's Pegman, he is destined to travel around the world...

Marker Attack

Marker Attack is an animation on an interactive Google Maps satellite map, which is literally invaded by all kinds of markers, until the surface of the Earth...

Filling up the Internet

Filling up the Internet uses a mobile application to pour layers of color on the site's home page in real time...

(X) Croisements

Running into someone on the street, in a café, meeting each other by chance. Crossings was inspired by the repeated observation of our movements through the city in our daily lives...

Supra Galerie
(Microtruc)

Supra Galerie uses Google's image search, which allows you to search from an image instead of a word. Supra Galerie is less interested in artworks as such than in their representations...

Hype(r)olds

Hype(r)olds is the first Internet & multimedia workshop for women aged 77 and above. These tea-time meetings are truly convivial, where digital media is used as a tool for creativity, knowledge and multimedia production...

De 123456 à Albert

It is relatively easy to guess passwords, as people tend to call upon the most basic ways of committing them to memory...

Le Pouce

A little finger which speaks...

Free Google Documents

Free Google Documents is a shared document with surrealist tendencies...

Hat Projector

The hat projector is portable and made for the city. I used a hat to hide a small projector, in order to discreetly and anonymously project images in public space...

Révolution

Revolution is a small Earth globe that wanders around a given space...

The Google Smile

The smiley's smile changes according to Google's financial data...

Face to Face (the disappeared)

Blurred to protect our identities. Face to Face shows us a machine-washed world...

Yellow Road

Yellow Road is a collage of maps that shows a yellow road travelling horizontally across different countries..

To dada

A little nod to chronophotography...

Most Viewed, all Time...

What do we expect from images? A strange object moves across the screen...

Melancholy Paintings

Like moving paintings, Melancholy Paintings are animations that integrate special effects into the image...

Dear Facebook

Write directly to Mark (or Facebook) and give them something to chew on...

MMS Exquis

Made from exchanged MMS, MMS Exquis forms slightly surreal stories somewhere between intimate fiction and documentary...

DCODD

In counterpoint to this growing hyper-localization, DCODD suggests delocalization. Instead of "You are here", DCODD suggests "You are not here", a "You are here, here, here and also over there", or a "You are not now"...

Rock Around the World

Rock Around The World is an online interactive work that uses the infamous Google Maps...

Street Views Patchwork

What if the photograph of a landscape could evolve over time, transform little by little, day by day with the changing of the seasons.. Street Views Patchwork offers 12 living photography compositions that evolve over time, in sync with Google's database...

Facebook Story (my buzz)

« Julien Levesque is very selective and doesn't hang out with just anyone… »

Les Trucs

Les Trucs, objects that are distributed by being passed on from hand to hand according to a predefined protocol...

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