The Red Earth Project


Introduction
  1. Overview    
  2. Research
  3. A Lecture at Princeton

The Book
  1. About
  2. Red Earth in the Paris Review
  3. Themes
  4. Form
  5. Where to buy

Process and Output
  1. Conceptual Development
  2. Photography
  3. Prose
  4. Computational and Subjective Translation
  5. Digital to Physical
  6. Process 1: Process and Theory
  7. Process 2: Making
  8. Compositions

Selected Works
  1. Red Earth, The Book
  2. Ever Abeokuta
  3. Colonial Enterprise
  4. Red Earth
  5. Amor Fati
  6. Direct Translation Diptychs 1, 2, 3 & 4
  7. Sixteenth Century Technology
  8. How Can Time Become a Circle
  9. Deference
  10. Solitary Breath

Exhibitions & Performances
  1. Studio Hanniball
  2. Archive of Forgetfulness
  3. Listening to the Red Earth, a film

Community
The Red Earth Playlist

Shop

Related Works
  1. Planetary Portals

Next Steps

Object Int’l —
Info
  1. The Red Earth Project is an ongoing artistic, interdisciplinary study centred on prose reflections and machine translation, drawing attention to the precarious status of non-western cultural heritage, knowledge systems and practices in the increasingly dominant Western systems of data, virtual architectures and AI technologies. This research asks how alternative cosmologies can be better represented within virtual architectures powered by probabalistic computation. 

Read more →

2. Photography



A Vantage Point
Fine art print
41 x 26cm 
2023



A practice, and more specifically, a narrative and conceptual process, which begins with photography. The photograph acts as a form of note-taking. Whilst holding some artistic resonance in themselves, their primary purpose is as record, as grammar—of a poetic, becoming the first frozen moment and the first technological utterance reflecting on the power and agency of record in a collection of interlinked forms and associations. 

The Abstraction of a Coordinate
Fine art print
41 x 26cm 
2020


He Fights Certainty
Fine art print
41 x 26cm 
2021


Tracing Meanders
Fine art print
41 x 26cm 
2022

 
Burial Dominion
Fine art print
41 x 26cm 
2022


Oya
Fine art print
41 x 26cm 
2020


Battlements
Fine art print
41 x 26cm 
2023



Where I Lay, Salted.
Fine art print
41 x 26cm 
2023


Who Were We?.
Fine art print
41 x 31cm 
2024


Re-mapping a forced partition
Fine art print
53x 35cm 
2024