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Saturday, August 15 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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... Read More →

Saturday August 15, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Fur Vault (enter off alley) 5 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1G2

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