Ian Haig works across media, from video, sculpture, drawing, technology based media and installation. Haig’s practice refuses to accept that the low and the base level are devoid of value and cultural meaning. His body obsessed themes can be seen throughout a large body of work over the last twenty years. Previous works have looked to the contemporary media sphere and its relationship to the visceral body, the degenerative aspects of pervasive new technologies, to cultural forms of fanaticism and cults, to ideas of attraction and repulsion, body horror and the defamiliarisation of the human body.
ian haig
Video Streaming Service, 2020
2 mins, sound by Darrin Verhagen
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Analogue TV and analogue bodies, streaming meat, distributed viscera, a test transmission of mutant flesh, television flesh, video bodies, media bodies, meat signals, the body as an analogue system of blood, meat, fat, sinew, veins, connected to analogue tv test patterns, new kinds of meat bodies and new kinds of flesh.

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