Algorithmic Gesturing, a 2020 Artwork from MoRM

This 2020 video artwork, Algorithmic Gesturing, troubles the idea of singular connections between memory and archives as well as the ethics of changing data formats.

Making Social Change Requires Academics to Take Risks

This year illuminates many things about the power of microscopic actions and decisions on the ground among everyday people to make impact on issues and systems that are massive, overpowering, or seemingly unchangeable. Among the massive global traumas, like systemic...

Articles studying the impact of COVID-19

Articles that study lived experience of COVID-19 through the lens of digital ethnography and autoethnography

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Glitch Memory: Raising Ethical Questions

Glitch Memory: Raising Ethical Questions

At Godsbanen, we retell a woman’s story, one year after she donated her memory to MoRM. On three screens, excerpts and meta-conversations are mutated and glitched algorithmically to raise questions about data degradation and the illusion of the representational archive.

The Un-archivable and the Sound of Forgetting

The Un-archivable and the Sound of Forgetting

As we scavenged through public repositories to build the base for our sound installation, we didn’t have any trouble finding stuff. But we struggled to find ways of adequately including or representing memories that are not archived, or could never be archived.

The Sound of Forgetting: the setup

The Sound of Forgetting: the setup

What is the sound of absence? In MoRM’s The Sound of Forgetting, we’re creating a collaborative soundscape that dramatically embodies unseen elsewheres – evoking through sound the unheard and unseen, the departed and the deported.

The Sound of Forgetting: an introduction to our process

The Sound of Forgetting: an introduction to our process

May 21-22, 2018, the Museum of Random Memory’s latest installation “The Sound of Forgetting” comes to Cork as well as the Data Justice Conference in Cardiff. With some help from local DJs, we mix sound archives and participants’ voices to build soundscapes between the two sites.

Museum of Random Memory Spring Conference

Museum of Random Memory Spring Conference

April 6-8, 2018. Artists, activists, social scientists, architects, and information designers convene for the 2018 Museum of Random Memory Workshop in Skagen, Denmark. The goal? To bring together a unique set of trans disciplinary perspectives on how public,...