Selected projects

CSIA

Public Dissentiment

Algorithmic Protest Tool

CSIA

Crowd-Sourced Intelligence Agency

Participatory Surveillance

Emotional Stress Test

Emotional Stress Test

Stock market interface based on stress

Art Asset Group

Art Investment 2014-AA1

Financial innovation hacking

CDS Mess

CDS Mess

Cardgame about Financial Instruments

CDS Mess

Attack of the Zombie Banks

Video game about mortgage fraud

Neighbor-Hood

Neighbor-Hood

participatory intervention that reveals the resemblance between gated communities and street gangs.

Dérive (in Google Earth)

Dérive (in Google Earth)

Algorithmic Psychogeography

Viaticus Par Eximo Sermo

Viaticus Par Eximo Sermo

Installation that visualizes how campaign contributions became free speech

Artificial Person

Artificial Person

Participatory installation that uses smoke and mirror mirages to visualize the process of incorporation

Avant-Garde Disambiguator

Avant-Garde Disambiguator

Web application for determining the meaning of ‘avant-garde’

Investigation (Information Access)

Investigation (Information Access)

Data visualization of FOIA documents


About Derek (the short version)

Derek Curry is an artist, researcher, and educator currently completing his PhD in Media Study at the State Universtiy of New York at Buffalo. His dissertation is focused on algorithmic modes of control in the stock exchanges. He received his MFA in New Genres from UCLA in 2010. His work often addresses political, social, and technological assumptions from a critical perspective. Read more here.