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Should We Be Worried? Artist Tom Estes On Net Neutrality

  Chosen by high profile judges from over 900 entries from around the globe, The AVBIV Selected Artists for 2017 at La Biennale di Venezia include Tom Estes’ Live Art Performance: The Anomaly Tom Estes‘ Live Art performance, The Anomaly, … Continue reading

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Future Tech: Expert Systems

Artist Tom Estes for Art Selectronic at The Internet Yami-Ichi (Blackmarket) at Tate Modern. Estes’ work, like Science Fiction, is a sort of thought experiment and serves as a useful vehicle for “safely” discussing controversial topical issues, providing thoughtful social commentary on potential … Continue reading

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Stranger Than Fiction: Dreaming Your Way Out Of Disaster

Annunciation by artist Tom Estes. The title of the work ‘Annunciation’ is a Biblical term which means the announcing of ‘the incarnation’ or a materialization of the unrealized in a concrete form. The work therefore relates to multiple worlds; possible, fictional … Continue reading

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Venice Residency

The Live Art Performance by Tom Estes at ‘’Parallax: Other Realms’ will inaugurate The Biennial Project’s expanded program of large screen digital projections at La Biennale di Venezia. The performance will coincide with Estes’ time at the newly founded Biennial … Continue reading

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Spotless Mind: MIT Neuroscientists Place False Memories And Reverse Negative Associations

  Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science-fiction comedy-drama film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories. Pretty fancy stuff, for a sci-fi romantic comedy. There’s nothing we can do to … Continue reading

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The Emotional Computer

  In this performance work artist Tom Estes explores the use of hand gestures and hand-over-face cues while wearing the mask of a Cyberman. Both nostalgic and futuristic, the performance provides a visual reflection on the technological advancements that are fast becoming … Continue reading

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Turning Human Beings Into Batteries

Scientists at Princeton -who must have never seen The Matrix- have developed a system to convert basic human organ function into electric energy. The Matrix is a a science fiction action film written and directed by Larry and Andy Wachowski … Continue reading

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