Wednesday, 01 April 2015 01:00

All Of This Belongs To You

As the British general election draws closer, an exhibition at the V&A looks at the role of art, architecture and design in public life

Published in GALLERY
Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00

The cloud

There's something comforting about the wispy metaphor for the network that underpins most aspects of our daily lives, says James Bridle. It's easy to forget the reality of its vast physical infrastructure

Published in Icon of the Month
Monday, 09 February 2015 17:24

James Bridle’s Seamless Transitions

The artist and technologist's latest work is a digital tour of the secret spaces that make up the British asylum and immigration system

Published in News
Monday, 26 January 2015 17:11

James Bridle: Seamless Transitions

The Photographers' Gallery, London
6 February – 15 April 2015

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 01:00

Distribution warehouses

The vast sheds of online retail are so complex that only robots can navigate them. But in this digitalised world, human workers too are increasingly being treated as machines, says James Bridle

Published in Features

Artist Jacqueline Poncelet has covered a monolithic substation in glossy, colourful patterns that reflect the history of the local area.

Published in News
Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: camera phones

The ubiquitous presence of the camera phone today means no event, whether mundane or spectacular, escapes public attention, says James Bridle

Published in Features
Friday, 19 August 2011 15:33

Data centres and secret servers

Data centres are the vast storehouses of all our digital traffic, yet security concerns dictate that they remain anonymous: featureless boxes unmarked by corporate logos and hidden in the landscape.

Published in Features
Thursday, 28 July 2011 15:34

Elephant Parade

The elephants on London’s streets have more to do with private wealth than public art.

Published in Review