Martin John Callanan

I wanted to see all of the news from today

I wanted to see all of the news from today

Abstract:
This work provides an immersive experience by amassing the front page of hundreds of newspapers from around the world and displaying these images within the screen space of a single webpage. Continuously gathering data from the newspapers without pause, the work reduces each paper to an image, a node in a networked text – totalized, overwhelming, and illegible.

Biography:
Martin John Callanan is an artist and researcher exploring notions of citizenship within the globally connected world. Concerns include information, data, and knowledge. His work spans numerous mediums and engages both emerging and commonplace technology.