I work as an artist and a researcher, often combining the activities through a process I call probing. This process is based on the interplay between art, research and dialogue.
My art practice explore imaginaries, media-related practices and human experiences of technology, and it is close to my work as a cultural analyst and a scholar of digital cultures. It is used as inspiration and material for research. I then use my research to develop and refine my artistic work. Through this hybrid method, I work with collaborators and clients to approach complex questions, design issues and how to deal with uncertainty.
In my artistic practice I work in several media, primarily using digital tools, but I am especially interested in ways of combining different media and techniques. I intentionally try to use and juxtapose technological processes with different materials and found objects.
The works I make are often based on the development and transmutation of concepts. They are presented as performances or exhibitions, as sound or video art and as part of workshops. In my probing practice I have collaborated with several collaborators and clients, from artist collectives to corporations.
As a researcher I have published a number of books and articles. My research primarily deals with issues of digital and material culture. I have also developed a research track about the concept Industrial Cool, through which I scrutinise the role of industries in a society that is imagined as postindustrial.
At the moment I’m concentrating on developing art and research around the concept Mundania, which is a way to explore how advanced technologies are enmeshed with everyday life.