Travis Cox - Artist/Researcher

QueerTech.io: An exhibition of Queer Artworks from around the globe.

Artworks

Interrupture


Interrupture

Google Chrome Web Browser Extension. Through injection of code Interrupture interrupts the semiotic dialogue between the user and the webage. By modifying the display, Interrupture subverts the semiotic signs selected by the coder of a webpage and encourages recognition of underlying code which produces meaning.

Click to download the plugin.

Once downloaded open your extensions panel (File > Preferences > Extensions (WIN) Chrome > Preferences > Extensions (OSX)) and drag the Interrupture file into the panel. To disable Interrupture head back to the extensions preference panel and uncheck ‘enabled’.

Merograph


Merograph

Using markovian generation Merograph reinterprets and produces new displays of a webpage. Currently producing new versions and combinations of the Bureau of Meteorology web page, Wikipedia, and Buzzfeed. Change the source by selecting a button at the top of the page.

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Encounters


Produced by the Microsoft Research Centre of Social Natural User Interfaces (SocialNUI) and the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Encounters is an interactive digital art installation that explored the world of human-computer interaction during Melbourne’s 2015 SummerSalt festival and White Night 2015.

The work has been developed in a highly collaborative manner, involving individuals from a range of disciplines and art practices including visual arts, composition, dance, lighting, interactivity, computer vision, and computer science.The concept has been developed and iterated by individuals from all of these disciplines from the Encounters team.

I was responsible for the visual programming backend. Taking in OSC data from the SocialNUI group and art assets from participating Visual Artists.

Blow Hole Vision


Blow Hole Vision

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Created with Poet and Performer Dosh Luckwell. 2014. Video, webpage.

Originally installed as part of GLRY for Worlds AIDS Conference, 2014.

Infundibular


Infundibular
A dance/sound/visual projection performance developed for Melbourne Fringe 2014. Lead visual designer and co-producer.

Cold Comfort


To be free, one must give up a part of oneself.

Hedwig Schmidt – Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

The stars are falling again, like incandescent snowflakes. They burn so briefly, and so low, you can’t really even call it ‘light.’ They burn only just enough… Only just enough… Only just bright enough to let you know they’re there.

Alexander Danner – Whispered Apologies: The stars are falling again (2005)

I took the opportunity of being alone in the court-yard, to look at my coarse hands and my common boots.

Pip – Great Expectations (1861)

Originally installed at Roundabout Projection Space, 2014.