V/A001: E.S.P. TV "LIFESTYLE GURU" #1
IAN HATCHER: COLONY
Edition of 50
Hand cut lathe recording on lacquer with
laser engraving. Full color gatefold and broadside insert.
“Colony”, features Ian Hatcher as a chat-bot deconstructing a technocratic utopia
through algorithmic poetry. Produced by E.S.P. TV for live television in 2017 inside their exhibition WORK.
IAN HATCHER is a writer, sound artist, performer, and programmer whose work explores cognition in the context of digital systems. Recent output includes a print poetry collection, Prosthesis; a vinyl 7", Drone Pilot; an iOS app, Abra (with Amaranth Borsuk and Kate Durbin); and a series of workshops, Remote Viewer (with Tyler Coburn). His code-inflected live vocal performances have been presented widely in North America and Europe. He teaches at ITP / NYU.