Created for online viewers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Epic Hand Washing in the Time of Lost Narratives was commissioned for The Photographers’ Gallery and On Photography as part of the Data / Set / Match programme. Click to play!
EPIC HAND WASHING IN A TIME OF LOST NARRATIVES
is an iteration on the project
A Kitchen of One's Own,
created for the
in the Photographers’ Gallery, London. This iteration of the project displays a set of
Epic Kitchens dataset
that were trained for machine learning with the verb “wash” and the paired noun “hand.” This speculative remix juxtaposes
a dataset of texts
curated by the authors—selections of quotes from literature written during or about pandemics such as the bubonic plague and the global influenza pandemic of 1918-19.
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with technical direction provided by
It was developed for
a resource from The Photographers’ Gallery that explores photography’s increasingly automated, networked life.
The source code is CC v1.0 Universal,
available on GitHub.