‘Connected’ is a life-size self portrait made of steel, CAT5 and other data cables. It is the first piece in a new series called ‘The Global Brain’. I’ve been exploring how interconnected we’re becoming as technology is more entwined in our lives – both the positive and negative effects. This piece is the product of a variety of experiments in different mediums trying to express the power of information in a human context – to visualize how technology and information are shaping our collective human experience.
"It seems a bit strange to me that the media carefully warn about and label any content that involves sex, violence or strong language — but there’s no similar labelling system for, say, sloppy journalism and other questionable content."