Martin John Callanan
Since 2005
Works in London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Martin John Callanan (1982, United Kingdom) is an artist researching an individual's place within systems.
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Data Soliloquies

Thu Oct 15, 2009 00:00 - Thu Oct 15, 2009

Data Soliloquies is a book about the extraordinary cultural fluidity of scientific data. A wide array of graphs, charts, computer models and other forms of visual advocacy have become inescapable fixtures of public science presentations, though they are often treated as if they were neutral `found objects' rather than elaborate narrative constructions containing high levels of statistical uncertainty. Through a mix of essays and artworks, this witty and engaging book -- the result of a collaboration between Richard Hamblyn and Martin John Callanan during their terms as writer and artist in residence at the UCL Environment Institute -- examines the theatricality of scientific data display, while critiquing some of the poorly designed statistical wallpaper that surrounds so much public science debate.

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ISBN 9780903305044 (November 2009)


Civilization 2.0

“Much of the work we began to show at SEVENTEEN was at first alien to people in London,”

really? who to Dazed and Confused readers?

"Britain’s oddly conservative art scene"

The author clearly is referring to the "commercial art scene" not the British nor London art scenes as a whole.


g (2008) - Jack Strange

the g key is very close to a (well, at least on the same line) - a being the first letter of apple.


On Networked Equality

why more recent?