How often do we stop and think about the impact that technology is having on our lives? How it impacts on our thoughts, emotions and the way we communicate with one another. As we make rapid advancements in technology which is increasingly becoming an integral part of our lives, are we gaining or losing something far more important? Our humanity? I am currently working on a collection to explore these themes and have posted a few here.
STOP COUNTING ELECTRIC SHEEP Empty the mind Clear all thoughts Expel internal chatter Evict small talk Disable electro-magnetic radio waves Eradicate inward static white noise haze Annihilate propagating negatronic phaze Reset the brain to a catatonic state Acquiesce to crashing silence Permit black to fill the void Yield to electro separation To be human not android Saturate and submerge in subconscious sleep First stop counting electric sheep Jumpstarting neural transmissions Synaptic pathways strung taught Ignition re-cognition Connecting original thought Flood the mind Free all thoughts Admit internal chatter Of the chemical sort Descend into delta slow-wave sleep Are you still counting electric sheep?
DIGITAL DIVIDE Vibrations of life infiltrate Digital Divide Permeating senses. Mission? Seize control of mine mind plugged into electro-rhythmic soul while voltaic visionaries increase their hold Eyes wide open - but blinded as cathodal current, parabola pulsing hypnotic optics, mesmerising magnets distance us, increasingly, from this Sun What can be done to thwart this Digital Divide? Machiavellian master? Unscrupulous super? Cunning crafter? of subscription sourced artificial activity unplugging us from thinking rationally as currency exchanges ever faster and WE accelerate towards disaster
Shelley's Machine Initiate neural mapping Imprint is complete Fusion bio techno creation Shelley's Machine Suffused in surreal beauty A suffocating shroud Oh Shelley! Be careful what you wish for In death's dust there is no proud of the Annihilation algorithms You programmed in her soul Uploaded to the server Where you then lost Ctrl