SART6101 - Experimental Arts

Random Generator, Experiment 1, Experiment 2, Experiment 3 test

For my random generator, I wanted my to focus on my digital interactions with people over social media and used them to shape my further actions. I wanted my actions to be controlled by others, rather than pure chance. To create my random generator, before I left my house on Tuesday to travel to the city, I posted a status on Facebook requesting that people "like" my status when they saw it, and consequently I would document my immediate surroundings. The main things I noticed through my documentation would give me a topic for my three experiments.

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As I traveled to university, every time my status was liked, I would record my surroundings through either photos or video.

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Through the documentation taken during my travel, one physical element was repeated numerous times, mirroring and reflections, which can be seen in the majority of my photos, which is what I will be focusing on for my experiments. Its something that is always there, and that I see almost every day, but do not often notice.

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