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Website of multimedia artist Faith Holland.
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Bullets and Bars

In an homage to the early web, Bullets and Bars gathers structural elements from the homepage era. When the web was dominated by user-generated content and form, the bullets, bars, dividers, buttons and arrows did not merely structure, but also styled. As the bricks of a good homepage, these web elements contributed to the themes and ideas of every site. Unlike the thin gray lines and muted tones of the contemporary web which users populate with their content, the web elements highlighted by Bullets and Bars are equally about form and content. Bullets and Bars is randomly composed of more than 4,500 elements and changes every time it is reloaded.


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This work was originally commissioned by arebyte on screen.


#ff35bc binary

#ff35bc binary is an exploration of obscure and obvious semiotic codes. The websites currently consists of five pages, each with a different message coded either in binary or hexadecimal language. While the #ff35bc pink is easily interpreted by the viewer as referencing femininity, the text requires machine assistance to decipher. The pages in binary read, “forget Yves Klein,” “the semiotic power of pink,” “inside the binary,” and the hexadecimal page reads, “outside the binary.” Launch the website here.



For VVVVVV, I developed a fully-functional ‘pornographic’ website that depicts no nudity, only abstract images that address pornography’s use of women’s bodies throughout the history of the world wide web (WWW). The website uses appropriated footage that represents both the internet and the vagina. The project teases out an alternative history of the world wide web, pornography, and women’s bodies. The website critiques the dearth of representations of female anatomy, within and beyond pornography, and its relative cultural unimportance as compared to phallic imagery. By evoking a 1990s aesthetic—a time when mainstream consumers first got online—the website confronts the commercialization of the Internet that was accomplished using women’s bodies. The vagina is mapped onto how the popular visual imagination conceives the physical presence of the internet as an endless, tunneling space (as seen in The Matrix, Hackers, and Lawnmower Man), which, in the context of VVVVVV, becomes what I call a ‘cyberpussy.’ The site maps out new theoretical potentialities for gender, technology, and sex. Launch the website here.