homelandsecurityhearts.us

servers and servers, print on demand
2013 - ongoing



an open access, social media monitoring service and archive modeled after an official U.S. Department of Homeland Security "Items of Interest" (IOI) list of keywords and search terms

in theory. . .

net.art, generative text, text-to-speech
2012 - ongoing



a theoretically infinite, self-generating, epic narrative; on the origins of the universe, the nature of consciousness, and the meaning of life

Anti-Apocalypse

Installation, HD video, custom software, EEG brain-computer interface
2012



immersive digital cinema composed entirely of appropriated web content re/assembled as animated loops and remixed in real-time by the viewer's fluctuating brainwave rhythms

mysteryPrize()

net.art
2012



found romance and lottery scams, animated gifs, casino sounds, Juju magic, $, <3, war, classic .js spam

A.M.

installation, radios, custom software, custom electronics
2010



this life, afterlife, sound immemorial

Michael and Me

installation, social media, love
2011



altar / virtual funeral; comprised of every Michael Jackson-related post circulated by my Facebook network within the 24-hour period following the rumor and confirmation of his death.

Speaking in Parables Will Get You Nowhere With This Crowd

Balbone Martinez
2007-2010



incantations, psychosis, tactical magic:
a selection of works from a collaborative project by Michael Balbone and Emily Martinez

Fun with Numbers!

Balbone Martinez
site specific installation, statistics, glitter, trash
2008



visual merchandising, subprime lending, condo construction mania, and the future crisis that would inevitably follow.

Meditations: Homesick

digital prints
2004-2006



portraits, still lifes, atmospheres

Disasters

(postcard series)
2005



found photographs, "special events" photo sticker captions, end times