Artist Talk:Andrew Norman Wilson

Andrew Norman Wilson is an artist and ex Google employee. His video Workers Leaving the Googleplex investigates the marginalized class of Google Books’ "ScanOps" workers at their international headquarters in Silicon Valley while simultaneously chronicling the complex events surrounding his own dismissal from the company.

Art Exhibition previously on at The Photographers' Gallery in City of London, United Kingdom.
From Wednesday 04 December 2013 to Wednesday 04 December 2013

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Published by anonymous on Wednesday 13 November 2013.
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Artist Andrew Norman Wilson will talk about his work as part of a series of events relating to the gallery’s digital programme.

Andrew Norman Wilson employs corporate, academic and artistic lecture techniques to the intertwining concerns of his projects such as Workers Leaving the Googleplex and ScanOps. Medium-specific considerations and various histories of film/video, photography and publishing media are addressed, emphasizing the materiality of both analog and digital media and the labor processes they entail.

In 2013 Andrew Norman Wilson participated in Image Employment at MoMA PS1, To Look is To Labor through CCS Bard/Basilica Hudson with Harun Farocki and Lucy Raven, Palazzo Peckham at the 55th Venice Biennale, Art Basel with Art Metropole, and group shows at Betonsalon in Paris, Steve Turner Contemporary in Los Angeles, and Carroll / Fletcher in London. He was recently an artist in residence at Impakt in Utrecht and at the Headlands Center in Sausalito, California. His work has been featured in Aperture, Artforum, DIS Magazine, and Tank Magazine. Wilson currently lives and works in New York.