Ways of Machine Seeing – AI & Society special issue

Special issue of AI & Society, edited by Mitra Azar, Geoff Cox, and Leonardo Impett. Alongside our introduction, it includes contributions from María Jesús Schultz Abarca, Peter Bell, Tobias Blanke, Benjamin Bratton, Claudio Celis Bueno, Kate Crawford, Iain Emsley, Abelardo Gil-Fournier, Daniel Chávez Heras, Vladan Joler, Nicolas Malevé, Lev Manovich, Nicholas Mirzoeff, Perle Møhl, Bruno […]

Ways of Machine Seeing

Commissioned essay by The Photographers Gallery for their Unthinking photography series. https://unthinking.photography/themes/machine-vision/ways-of-machine-seeing Part of a collaborative initiative with Cambridge Digital Humanities Network, and CoDE (Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute) and Cambridge Big Data. http://www.digitalhumanities.cam.ac.uk/Methods/woms2017/woms2017CFP Also published in Machine Research, released at Transmediale festival for art and digital culture, Feb 2017, published by APRJA.

The Contemporary Condition Research Project

The Contemporary Condition is a research project at Aarhus University made possible by a grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research. The project is led by Associate Professor Jacob Lund and Associate Professor Geoff Cox and runs for three years from September 2015 to August 2018. The purpose of this project is to investigate […]

World in Motion

Museum of Ordure proposes a programme of films entitled WORLD IN MOTION: Films from the Collection of the Museum of Ordure (2014), their contribution to the exhibition Systemics #4 – Aarhus Rapport 1969-2017: Avantgarde as Network (or, the Politics of the Ultralocal). All films are held in our distributed collection across peer-to-peer networks (the commons), […]

Arnolfini online

Between 2007 and 2013, online (and some offline) projects for Arnolfini (Centre for Contemporary Art) in Bristol, UK. These projects are archived at http://www.arnolfini.org.uk:7081/project.arnolfini Project/artists include: The Likes of Brother Cream Cat, Helen Pritchard & Winnie Soon (2013); slub world, slub (2013) with Kunsthal Aarhus; Miscommunication Station, Telekommunisten (2012-13) with Abandom Normal Devices Festival; The […]

Museum of Ordure

The Museum of Ordure is a self-institution that explores the cultural value of ordure through its projects and ongoing public collections. It takes a special interest in the management of human waste and its impact on the concept of the public sphere and civil society. Its early policies on preservation included running a server-based script […]


12 Dec 2008 – 14 Feb 2009, Arnolfini, Bristol. Artists/collectives: Kayle Brandon + Heath Bunting, Rhiannon Chaloner + Manuel Vason, glorious ninth, GOTO10, Rui Guerra, Household, Christine + Irene Hohenbüchler, JODI, Mandy McIntosh, Gloria Ojulari Sule, Trevor Pitt + Kate Pemberton, Janek Simon, Stephanie Syjuco, Clare Thornton and projects produced with local residents. Craftivism is […]

Supertoys exhibition

21 Nov 2008 – 17 Jan 2009, Arnolfini, Bristol. Artists: Codemanipulator, Chris Cunningham, Michael Anastassiades and Dunne & Raby, Natalie Jeremijenko, Kahve Society, Alex McLean, Philippe Parreno, Unmask Group. Exhibition design in collaboration with nOffice Supertoys makes reference to Brian Aldiss’s short story Super-Toys Last All Summer Long. As in the story, in which an […]

antisocial notworking

antisocial notworking is an online project for Arnolfini. It presents a critique of the social media canon through submitted and featured projects that negate the various monopolies of Amazon, Facebook, Google, Twitter, etc. It features projects by Cory Arcangel, Wayne Clements, IOCOSE, JODI, Linda Hilfling, Les Liens Invisibles, sumoto.iki, Alessandro Ludovico, Paolo Cirio, and UBERMORGEN.COM. […]

Social Hacking

Public Art Commissions for Plymouth Curated by Birgitte Aga, Geoff Cox, Joasia Krysa, Anya Lewin 21-24 March 2006 Commissioned works from The Institute for Applied Autonomy (USA), Mikro Orchestra Project (Poland), Ludic Society (Austria/Switzerland), c6 (UK), with contributions from Tetine (Brazil), The Pirate University (UK), Saul Albert (UK) and McKenzie Wark (AUS/USA). http://neural.it/2007/03/social-hacking-temporary-hacks-in-plymouth/


Supertoys is a project developed by Kahve-Society in collaboration with Headley Park Primary School, as part of a larger project to design a toy by children for children. The project was initiated in January 2006, with the support of Arnolfini and Creative Partnerships. The general principle of the project is that children are disenfranchised: they […]


Artists: Mark Bowden, Stuart Brisley, Tim Head, Jeff Instone, Angus Fairhurst, Alec Finlay, Sol Lewitt, limbomedia, Alex McLean, Netochka Nezvanova, Yoko Ono, Organogenesis Inc., Jon Pettigrew/Maxus films, Colin Sackett, Cornelia Sollfrank, Joanna Walsh, Adrian Ward, STAR & monkeys from Paignton Zoo. Curated by Geoff Cox and Tom Trevor, with support from the Arts Council of […]

Notes towards the complete works of Shakepeare

Text produced by Sulawesi Crested Macaques from Paignton Zoo. The book derived from this was shown in 2012 as part of The Worldly House an archive compiled by Tue Greenfort for dOCUMENTA (13) in recognition of the work and ideas of Donna Haraway. The initial project received extensive international press coverage in newspapers and TV.

This Paper is Intentionally Blank

Artists book, published by Camerawork, produced by Book Works. Exhibited as part of Nothing, Touring show (curated by Ele Carpenter & Graham Gussin), Rooseum, Malmo Center for Contemporary Art, Sweden; Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Nov 2001 – March 2002 This paper is intentionally blank, artist bookwork (co-authored with Sophie Weeks and Victoria de Rijke), […]


Donald Rodney: autoicon is a dynamic internet work and CD-ROM that simulates both the physical presence and elements of the creative personality of the artist Donald Rodney who died from sickle-cell anaemia. The project builds on Donald Rodney’s artistic practice in his later years, when he increasingly began to delegate key roles in the organisation […]


Kahve-Society is a registered educational charity based in London, UK (number 1090541).

The Work of Art

The Work of Art… CD-ROM (with Chris Rodrigues and Phaedra Stancer et al, 1998), with Camerawork, exhibited as part of Contact Zones: the Art of CD-Rom in the section Ocular Work in the Digital Age, Cornell University, USA, 1999, on tour, including Hobart & William Colleges, New York, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City & […]

Recycling the National Curriculum

See https://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=10094 A limited edition book was produced from the paper.

Toys: are they playing with you?

Exhibition, first produced for Cockpit gallery, London. http://www.supertoy.org/toys/ Developed with Salusbury Infants school, the exhibition was produced by Geoff Cox (photographer), two teachers from the school, Victoria de Rijke and Alison Wood, and the following children (aged 5-7 years): Alice, Berian, Bilal, Chlorise, Colin, Daniel, Danielle, Edward, Hey Sin, James, Joshua, Kausari, Kimberley, Manisha, Noah, […]