Two People On The Road: A collection of artworks by Near Now fellow Joe McAlister

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Two People On The Road: A collection of artworks by Near Now fellow Joe McAlister


Friday 7 – Saturday 15 September 2018 | 1pm - 8pm (Closed Sunday 9 September)

Broadway are welcoming artist Joe McAlister with a showcase of his interactive experiences that seamlessly blend technology with fine art.

Discover a selection of past and new work by Near Now Fellow Joe McAlister in Broadway's Gallery and Cafébar spaces.

Interactive installations exploring the spread of misinformation and the data you choose to put online.
Generative artwork made by bots.
An expressive engine that uses machine learning to create poetry about images taken from open webcam streams around the world.
AI experiments and playful prototypes.


Artist Talk with Joe McAlister - Thursday 13 September, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

An in-depth look at the tools and techniques used to create jo-jo, an interactive sculpture that explores the spread of misinformation online.

Learn about Joe's practice, his aims for the Near Now Fellowship, and the cutting-edge technology that can be used to make art with impact.

Cost: Free - Please reserve a space to guarantee entry.

About Joe McAlister

Joe McAlister is a computational artist and privacy advocate creating adaptive experiences that seamlessly blend technology with fine art. His work often focuses on themes encompassing metadata, user interaction, data security, and psychology. Joe approaches these subjects using programming, machine learning, sculpture, projection and performance.


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