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Primer
a collection of moments from makeup tutorials


Satellite Landscapes
infrastructural elements cut out from Google Satellite
screenshots

Where Almost Everything I Used, Wore, Ate or Bought on Monday, April 1, 2013 (That Had a Label) Was Manufactured, to the Best of My Knowledge

Land Marks
the Athabasca Oil Sands, Nevada Test Site, Colorado fracking patterns, and the Hanford nuclear cleanup site extracted from Google Satellite

Power Trip
tracing the hydroelectric power used for municipal buildings and transportation in San Francisco to its source in Yosemite


Pipe Dream
tracing the Portland-Montreal underground oil pipeline on Google StreetView


Satellite Collections
manmade elements collected from Google Satellite

Google Drawing Game
an ongoing collaboration with reverse Google Image search

Temporal Portraits of People on Streetview
following people stuck walking forever in StreetView limbo

Google Floorview
candid portraits of Google camera tripod legs

All the People on Google Earth
crowds extracted from Google Earth

Garbage Selfie
a self portrait made from three weeks of my own trash

People Younger Than Me Explaining How to Do Things
kids and teenagers setting us straight


Travel by Approximation: A Virtual Road Trip
a cross-country trip made by way of StreetView, YouTube, TripAdvisor, Yelp reviews and more

I Hate to Part With It: Craigslist Farewells
orphaned objects and animals and the photos taken to get rid of them

 
Reenactments
partially successful attempts to reenact moments on Google StreetView
The Popular Images
collages made from the top 10 autosuggestions for each letter on Google Image search