ABOUT

I’m Megan Watson, a visual artist from Hartlepool.

Inspired by cyberculture theories, such as posthumanism, cyborg ontology, and glitch feminism I use sci-fi themes to illustrate my perspective as a queer woman. Natural AI is the terminology I use to describe the ideology of my work, the amalgamation of nature, technology, and humanity is a criticism of anthropocentrism and a celebration of the things that unite us.

I use 3D rendering software to create animations, prints, and VR experiences. Notable works include ‘The Air in Cyberspace’ a Si-Fi fictional collection of work depicting cyberspace as a parallel universe. Commissioned by MIMA and The Auxiliry, and developed with support from Northern Film + Media and Tees Valley Screen. The Air in Cyberspace is a datascape of information seeping from the ‘real and physical world’ to a geographical abstract ocean of electricity.

Inspired by phenomenons such as bioluminescence, the emission of light by a living organism and other alien-like qualities of earth’s creatures. Such as the Turritopsis Dohrnii, formally know as T. nutricula and commonly referred to as the immortal jellyfish. A sea creature that can completely reverse its biological life cycle to infancy, whilst retaining their gained knowledge.

Cyberspace hasn’t overthrown earth, it’s a product of information and a translation of data, communicating through light and recognisable forms in new materials. A digital utopia oozing through the bioluminescence of imagination, inhabited by Cybugs and amalgamations of consciousness.

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Current

FEATURES

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2021

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2020

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CURATY

The Social Distance Art Project

Lecture in Progress

The Future is Queer

Artz_ID

Hey, Look Something is Happening.