SELECTED PROJECTS


Nov. 1, 2021

Pink Cell Tower

Extroverted Infrastructure

Oliver, 2021

Pink Cell Tower

Jun. 13, 2019

ASUNDER

A super computer is employed to solve the world’s climate and ecological crises, with uncomfortable results

Brain, Oliver, Sjolen 2019

asunder

May. 1, 2018

Vending Private Network

Virtual Private Networking as Publicly Funded Infrastructure

Oliver, Vasiliev, 2018

image

May. 5, 2017

HARVEST

Wind energy used to mine cryptocurrency to fund climate research

Oliver 2017

harvest

May. 1, 2017

The Extinction Gong

A ceremonial automaton for the Sixth Mass Extinction

Oliver, Vu, 2017

extinction gong

Aug. 1, 2015

COVER ME

Photographs of island holidays used as containers for covert re-distribution of canonical NSA and GCHQ Leaks, 2015

Oliver, 2015

cover-me

Jun. 6, 2015

The Orchid Project

Using Flickr as a platform for the storage and distribution of router firmware

Oliver, 2015

Orchid Project

May. 1, 2015

Stealth Cell Tower

Rogue Cellular Infrastructure Disguised as Office Printer

Oliver, 2015

stealth cell tower

May. 1, 2015

The Deep Sweep

High-altitude Signal Intelligence

The Critical Engineering Working Group, 2015

deep sweep

Mar. 1, 2015

The Crystal Line

The future of war, heard through its past.

Oliver 2015

crystal line

Jan. 1, 2015

The Snowden Templates

Templating Paranoia

Oliver 2015

snowden templates

May. 30, 2014

glasshole.sh

Find a Google Glass device and kick it from the network

Oliver, 2014

glasshole

Mar. 20, 2014

Public Patch

‘Physical patch’ for security cameras, overlaying pro-public copyright terms.

Oliver 2014

public patch

Jun. 1, 2013

Remote Install

Installation of Software Art as Software Art Installation

Oliver, 2013

remote-install

May. 1, 2013

Flamer

Quarantined, gun-shaped USB stick deliberately infected with the Flamer ‘cyber weapon’

Oliver, 2013

flamer

May. 1, 2013

PRISM: The Beacon Frame

Approximated NSA Surveillance Field Technology. GSM and WiFi interceptor

Oliver and Vasiliev, 2013

PRISM

Mar. 1, 2013

No Network

Mobile network jammer in the form of a battle tank

Oliver 2013

no network

Jan. 3, 2013

The Weise7 Incompatible Archive

Art catalogue and Internet Independent wireless server

Studio Weise7, 2013

weise7 book

Jan. 1, 2013

OtherNet

Workshop intensive on the installation, deployment and administration of tools that implement decentralisation of network services

Oliver, Vasiliev, 2014-

othernet

Jan. 1, 2013

Solitary Confinement

Exhibition of quarantined PC deliberately infected with Stuxnet virus.

Oliver, 2013

solitary-confinement

Jan. 1, 2013

UNIX Command Line for Artists and Actvists

Workshop intensive empowering participants to control and automate any computer (remote or local) using the command line

Oliver, Vasiliev, 2013-

Nov. 12, 2012

Binary Operations: Stuxnet

Distributing Stuxnet, the controversial ‘cyber weapon’ and computer worm, in a variety of neutralised forms.

Oliver, 2012

stuxnet

Nov. 5, 2012

Number was the substance of all things

Windows calculator progam embedded in a screenshot of itself

Oliver, 2012

May. 1, 2012

The Transparency Grenade

Handheld leaker, network exploitation device

Oliver, 2012-2014

transparency grenade2

Mar. 1, 2012

Border Bumping

Dislocative Media, Tele-Cartographic Intervention

Oliver, 2012

border-bumping2

Jan. 1, 2012

NETworkshop

Workshop intensive engaging the techno-politics, forensics, construction and manipulation of computer networks

Oliver, Vasiliev, 2012-

networkshop

Jul. 30, 2011

Newstweek

Network intervention. Reality distortion device

Oliver and Vasiliev, 2011

newstweek

May. 5, 2011

Foehnseher

Modified analog television tunes into wireless devices

Oliver, 2011

Oct. 28, 2010

psWorld

Implementing perceptual dependence between a computer and its environment

Oliver, 2010

psworld

Jun. 1, 2010

ioq3aPaint

Game-based Automatic Painting System, 2003, 2010

Oliver, 2003, 2010

ioq3apaint

Feb. 1, 2010

Six Composite Acts

Digital, sculptural interventions and performance, 2010

Oliver, 2010

six-composite-acts

Feb. 1, 2009

The Atocha 24 Insertions

Site specific digital insertions

Oliver, 2009

atocha24-insertions

Jun. 1, 2008

Four Interrupted Carparks

Site Specific Digital Insertions

Oliver, 2008

four-interrupted-carparks

May. 1, 2008

Trapped Rocket

A rocket trapped in a prison of views

Oliver, 2008

trapped-rocket

Feb. 5, 2008

The Artvertiser

Improved Reality Platform

Oliver, 2008 / Oliver, Castro, Stewart, 2010

the-artvertiser

Jan. 5, 2008

levelHead

Augmented Reality, Spatial Memory Game

Oliver, 2007/2008

levelhead

Jun. 1, 2006

Packet Garden

Grow a garden world from your daily network traffic

Oliver, 2006

packet-garden

May. 1, 2006

Escape From Woomera

Break-out video game drawing awareness to Australia’s detention centers

EFW Team, 2002-2003

efw

May. 1, 2006

Fijuu2

Game-engine audiovisual instrument

Oliver, Pickles, 2006

fijuu2

May. 1, 2006

The Anagram Series

Three Software Triptyches

Oliver, 2006-2008

anagrams

May. 1, 2003

Diaspora

Experimental Music

Oliver, 2003

diaspora

Jul. 1, 2002

q3apd

Making music with bots in combat

Oliver, Pickles, 2002-2003 and 2006

q3apd

Jun. 1, 2001

Max Miptex

Game based glitch machinima

Oliver, Chatterton, 2001

max-miptex

May. 1, 2001

Acmipark

Game-based Museum Extension

Oliver, Chatterton, Blundell, 2001-2003

acmipark

May. 1, 1998

Topographical Amnesia

Experimental Music

Oliver, 1998/1999

topographical amnesia

Jan. 5, 1998

The Quilted Thought Organ ('QTHOTH')

Game based performance environment

Oliver, 1998/1999

qthoth