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London-based creative technologist and web developer.

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✉ a@alexandertaylor.org


Objects

ABBILD Pop-Up

Visual Communication ()

 

I helped design and build a pop-up boutique modelled on the tourist souvenir shop for Célia Fröhlich's ABBILD project, designed in collaboration with Célia Fröhlich and Lucy Anderson. Exhibited at All At Once, Royal College of Art's 2019 fashion show, as covered in Dazed & Confused.

TDT System

Visual Communication ()

A research-led speculative design project that critiques methods of 'soft control' used by sharing-economy business's that rely on maintaining consistent pools of contractors, day and night.

Two Offices

Visual Communication ()


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

Blissify.io

Visual Communication ()



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.

Two Short Films About Scanners

Visual Communication ()


Note: Contains intense flashing imagery

3GTV

Visual Communication ()



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

Visual Communication ()



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. 

Screensaveme

Visual Communication ()


A series of abstracted videos and still images created by crossing Youtube's automated facial blocking technology with stock footage of faces.

Garbage Collection: Some Visuals & Sketches from 2013-2015

Visual Communication ()



Size: A4
Pages: 94
Format: PDF

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

Visual Communication ()



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).

3310/2015

Visual Communication ()

Image series exploring a slip in the timelines of cultural and consumer electronics production.