London based artist Ami Clarke presents her new series of works which include “Derivative” (Virtual Reality, 6 mins), “Lag Lag Lag” (video interface with live sentiment analysis), and “The Prosthetics” (prosthetic optics, blown glass).
In her practice the artist investigates the negative effects of capitalism on the environment. Her multimedia approach draws upon personal history, to work within the complexities, multi-temporalities and scales, that coalesce around new and old power relations that come of, and are revealed by, technologies associated with the interdependent ecologies of social media, finance, and the environment. The work focuses on capitalism’s implicit role in environmental disaster, through the relationship of the past to the future in the contractual conditions of both insurance and the derivatives markets.
- Ami Clarke, Courtesy of arebyte Gallery