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London-based creative technologist and web developer.

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✉ a@alexandertaylor.org


Objects

[data, set]

Experimental Design ()

‘[data, set]’ is an installation containing a speculative home automation system in which the smells, lighting conditions, audio and visuals within the environment are controlled by an AI-powered system which monitors visitors to the space in real time.

Two Heartbeats

Experimental Design ()


'Two Heartbeats' uses readings from two heartbeat monitors -- placed on the index finger of two individuals -- to control the rhythm of a ferrofluid heartbeat. Collaboration with Jaz Affleck.

Antidetox Kit

Experimental Design ()



The Antidetox Kit (and accompanying recipe book) provides an easy means for expelling essential vitamins and minerals from the body. 

Two Offices

Experimental Design ()


A one-off photo book exploring two distinct London office spaces, designed to be read on an office ceiling panel light that has been modified for home use.


Not Objects

HEAP CUTS

Experimental Design ()


Collaboration with Jason Friedman (of The Hundred In The Hands) for New Ancestors. Embedded YouTube and Soundcloud content piles in a 3D space to form a 'modular composition with no beginning or end'. Click here to view (built for Google Chrome).

Blissify.io

Experimental Design ()



A satirical startup-style product exploring the idea of 'filter bubbles': Blissify is a functional browser extension for Google Chrome that uses emotion detection technology to automatically block the pages that are making the user unhappy. Featured on Fast Co. Design.

3GTV

Experimental Design ()



An immersive 3D web-based TV channel dedicated to the one million or so .3gp* files that have found their way onto Youtube, with the option to narrow video selections down to specific regions and categories. With thanks to Rhizome, who commissioned it as part of their microgrants program (see blog post here). Designed to be viewed with Google Chrome.

 *A largely extinct file container that was most popular during the first wave of video-playing mobile phones.

Tree HD

Experimental Design ()



Created for the EO1 display as part of a commission for Electric Objects, Tree HD is a quantified digital tree that you can watch grow in real time, taking 10 years from activation to reach maturation. 

An Audio Dictionary of EDM Vocal Hook Phrases (2015 wordlist, Abridged, Distorted for License Agreement Compliance)

Experimental Design ()




A.P.G.T.H.

Experimental Design ()



An online memoriam for for the dying cellphone, with Tweets about dead phones being read out loud in real-time. 

Gestures Brush Pack

Experimental Design ()


Set of 20+ Photoshop brushes (.abr format) made from the remnants of taps/drags/swipes scanned from the screen of a mobile phone touchscreen.

Feeling Lucky

Experimental Design ()


Three modified Google search bars offering remedies for digital claustrophobia, overstimulation and nostalgia.

Garbage Collection: Some Visuals & Sketches from 2013-2015

Experimental Design ()



Size: A4
Pages: 94
Format: PDF

Little Fluffy Clouds: Examples of Representations of 'The Cloud' in Marketing Material, Circa 2014

Experimental Design ()



Size: A4
Pages: 28
Format: PDF

Early research that went on to inform my MA thesis (
Castles in the Sky: Charting the evolution of the digital cloud through evolutions in its representation).

GIF Thing

Experimental Design ()



A VJing tool that creates an endless full-screen montage sequence out of submitted GIFs.