Museum of Random Memory
This is an ongoing series of performative arts-based public interventions designed to spark deep reflection about the underlying complexities of everyday digital media usage.
We explore such questions as: How is memory-making influenced by platforms like Google, Facebook, or basic photo management software on our computers or smartphones sort and organize our images? How do companies track us and create memories on our behalf?
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.
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.
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,...
MoRM exhibitions are experiments in arts+technology+pedagogy as a response to the powerful impacts of datafication and digitalization in everyday life. This report provides a project update as of January 2018.
Workshops & Exhibitions
In these video clips, Anne Harris and Annette Markham think aloud about the process, next steps, and ‘where we’re at’ in the Massive_Microscopic_Sensemaking project.
The immediate and overwhelming level of interest is a powerful indicator of how much people really want to connect with others to try and make sense of this strange time of global trauma. The process we put in place is experimental and collaborative:
Call for Expressions of Interest As the world grapples with the fallout from the pandemic of 2020, people everywhere struggle to deal with everyday challenges. [there are struggles but also the renewal of old hobbies, finding...
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