Artist & researcher exploring class, fandom, contemporary subcultures, accessibility & our collective experiences of digital reproduction. Critical, thoughtful & lived. Living & working in London, UK.

Previous Teaching: Associate lecturer at the Royal College of Art (Visual Communication MA programme) plus guest lecturer at Camberwell College of Arts & University of Greenwich.

Education: Royal College of Art (MA), Goldsmiths (BA) & Central Saint Martins (Foundation).

Full CV: PDFContact: mail.chrismichael@gmail.com or alternatively find me on Insta, Vimeo, Soundcloud, Bandcamp, Academia.edu & YouTube.

Predator
There's Something in those Trees
There's Something in those Trees

There's Something in Those Trees (2022)
Woven cotton throw, 137 x 183cm, edition of 11
Available via Gumroad

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Redux

Redux (2021)
HD digital video, sound, 3 mins [view excerpt]

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In Your Room
In Your Room

In Your Room (2019)
HD digital video, sound, 6 mins [view excerpt]
[Install] Pre-amp, vinyl money bank, monitor, custom wire sleeving.

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Universal Credit Otaku

Universal Credit Otaku (2019)
132 page paperback (120 x 165mm) with 16 b/w illustrations, ISBN: 978-1-9160856-9-5. Published by Metafauna.
Illustrated throughout by Jo Baaklini.

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Dave Day

Dave Day (2019)
@A.M. London / All Hallows Church (formerly Blackwing Studios).
Universal Credit Otaku book launch hosted on Dave Gahan's birthday [aka Dave Day] in the former studios where DMs debut album was recorded.

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Signing On, Signing Off
Doorstop

Signing On, Signing Off (2019)
HD digital video, sound, 19 mins [view excerpt]
[Install] Vinyl money bank, monitor, custom rubber door stop.

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Astra

How Astra Worked Herself Into A Shoot (2019)
Performance & broadcast, 40 mins.
Originally performed as part of New Genres, a research group at the RCA led by Joshua Trees then subsequently broadcast on RTM. Archived on Spotify, Apple Podcasts & Soundcloud.

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Legalize It

Legalize It (2015)
Various, exhibition

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LAN Party
LAN Party

LAN Party (2013)
Part of Wendel! Open Your Door
Installation, performance, CRT monitors, Xboxes, controllers, table, custom alluminium trestle legs.
⌁ Kindly organised by The Woodmill with funding provided by Arts Council England [video proposal] ⌁

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Everything Everything Will Be Alright Alright

Everything Everything Will Be Alright Alright (2012)
SD video, sound, 6 mins [view excerpt]
[Install] Monitor on wheels, painted external HDD, custom wire sleeving.

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Karagarga

Hard Drives in Essex, Karagarga, T2 Keyring & Crysis Barrel (2012)
Various mixed media.

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Movies

Roving Image Dump (2011)
Chroma key flag, camera, tripod, HD monitor, software, image dump.

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Movies
Movies

Movies (2011)
Exhibition co-curated with Ben Clarke.

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Crysis Barrel

Crysis Mass Physics Ultimate (2011)
Plaster, acrylic, chroma key screen.

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Contact:
Email mail.chrismichael@gmail.com or alternatively find me on Insta, Vimeo, Twitter, Soundcloud, Bandcamp, Academia.edu & YouTube.