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Pip Thornton

Research Associate

Pip takes a critical and creative approach to the concepts of data and value in the digital economy. Her thesis, Language in the Age of Algorithmic Reproduction: A Critique of Linguistic Capitalism, put forward a theoretical, political and artistic critique of Google’s search and advertising platforms. She has presented in a variety of venues including the Alan Turing Institute and transmediale. Her work has featured in WIRED (UK) and New Scientist, and her artistic intervention {poem}.py has been exhibited at the Open Data Institute in London and The Peripheries exhibition of Electronic Literature at The Glucksman Gallery, Cork. Recent works include Newspeak (2019) at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and (Arcadia 2020) at the Fruitmarket Gallery Bookshop in Edinburgh.

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