Rod Dickinson is a visual artist and Programme leader for BA(Hons) Creative Media Design, at the University of West England in Bristol, his performative and media based artworks have explored the way in which our behaviour interacts with media feedback systems and social contexts. Using detailed research into moments of the past and present, he has made a series of meticulously re-enacted events and performances that explore the link between these mechanisms and our behaviour.
2016 - Outlier Detection At Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, UK January 2016 - January 2017.
2015 - Zero Sum in Control Mode Feedback / Kontrollmodus Feedback at Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany 12 September - 8 November 2015. Curated by: Elena Agudio (Association of Neuroesthetics) and Michael Arzt Control Mode Feedback at Halle 14
3D model, Video stream and live data: A 3D model of a Victorian police truncheon, that is animated by a stream of live data. Outlier Detection monitors and measures the frequency with which UK legislation is made in real time.
3 channel Video Installation:
In collaboration with Steve Rushton. A simulated press briefing that uses fragments of political speeches and briefings to make a looping narrative about the declaration of states of emergency and political responses to catastrophes.