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Monday, August 17 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm
The Ostrich Effect

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The Ostrich Effect by David Cotterell is a generative installation built using commercial automated call-centre servers, customising their IVR (Interactive Voice Response) programs to broadcast and handle telephone campaigns. It explores the recursive loops that might occur in a hypothetical scenario. The computer-based conversation will never be resolved and continuously re-attempted.

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David Cotterrell

Professor of Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam University
David Cotterrell is an installation artist working across media and technologies to explore the social and political tendencies of a world at once shared and divided. | | The practice is typified by an interest in intersection: whether fleeting encounter or heavily orchestrated event, Cotterrell’s works explore the human condition and the breaks or nuances that can lead to a less ambiguous understanding of the world they inhabit... Read More →


Monday August 17, 2015 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Fur Vault (enter off alley) 5 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1G2

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