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SOUND ARTISTS, HARRY YEFF AND TRUNG BAO, TRANSFORM VOICES INTO GEM STONES IN LANDMARK EXHIBITION

The new 400 square metre immersive gallery will present wall-to-wall digital gemstone artworks from a selection of the VOICE GEM archive...

DIGITAL LEGACIES

Dropbox has more than 700 million registered users across 180 countries. Where we once cut-and-pasted photographs into physical photo albums, we now save our images on iCloud. Answering machine messages are locked behind passcodes...

SPEECH RECOGNITION: THE VOICE GEM SYSTEM OF HARRY YEFF & TRUNG BAO

In a basement gallery under London's Oxford Street, Jeremy Allen discovers a cache of precious stones formedfromthe voices of Ai Weiwei, Lily Cole and Sir Geoff Hurst

GENERATING GEMSTONES FROM VOICE – VOICE GEMS: 1000 YEAR ARCHIVE IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE

Pioneering artists Harry Yeff and Trung Bao opened an immersive experience in the basement of Flannels’ Oxford Street shop. VOICE GEMS: 1000 YEAR ARCHIVE is a unique...

This is a tribute to our frontline healthcare workers, expressing deep gratitude for their monumental efforts and the countless sacrifices they made in order to protect us all. As these intimate accounts of the daily challenges they face are revealed, we can learn what human beings are capable of doing for each other. Amidst the horror of the pandemic we saw inspirational acts of compassion and kindness. In this open project these people contributed their selfies and shared their stories in exchange for an artwork. Many asked to remain anonymous, so the portraits are intentionally sparse, with the words as the central focus. The portraits are made from vintage computer punchcards, an early method of programming computers. The pandemic has accelerated the shift into a technological world. It may stand as our greatest hope, but is also something we must urgently do everything we can to understand and adapt to.

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