Gavin is an artist and a software developer, with an interest in the archaeology of media archives, online cultures, and geographies of the internet. Much of his work involves collaborative research projects with academics and scientists from a variety of disciplines.

His work has been shown at venues including Ars Electronica, ICA, Victoria & Albert Museum, ZKM, Transmediale, FutureEverything, ISEA, and the ICC Tokyo.

Gavin studied at the Ruskin School of Fine Art, University of Oxford and Computer Science at UCL. He currently lives and works in London.




Many of the projects represented here were developed as part of ongoing collaborations with Tom Corby at Central Saint Martins , Sarah Bagshaw at Tracemedia, and Jonathan Mackenzie.

Selected Exhibitions

2016: Wikipedia in Data Viz, Wikimedia Foundation, San Francisco
2016: Climats artificiels, Paris
2015: Floating Points, Ambika P3, London.
2015: Geo-Codes, IMPACT 9 Conference, Hangzhou, China
2015: Public Spaces, Athens Digital Art Festival, Athens
2014: ISEA, Dubai
2013: Vector: Game + Art convergence, Toronto
2012: Ars Electronica: The Big Picture, Linz
2012: SYNERGY, Moscow
2011: ISEA, Istanbul
2011: Data Landscapes, Arts Catalyst project space, London
2011: FutureEverything Festival, Manchester
2010: File Electronic Language Festival, SESI Gallery, Sao Paolo
2010: Screengrab Festival, eMerge Media Space, Queensland, Australia
2010: Spill > Forward, MediaNoche gallery, New York
2009: Le fond de l’air…sciences et art du temps / Le changement climatique, La Novela 1er Festival des Saviors, Toulouse
2009: The English Lounge, Tang Contemporary, Beijing
2008: Atmos: Weather as Media, MIC Gallery, Auckland
2008: Urban Screens 08, Federation Square, Melbourne
2008: Onedotzero, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires
2007: Japanese Media Art Festival, Metropolitan Musuem of Photography, Tokyo, Japan.
2006: Connecting Worlds, NTT Inter-Communication Center [ICC] Tokyo.
2006: Ars Electronica Festival, Brucknerhaus, Linz, Austria
2005: Art meets media Adventures in Perception, NTT Inter-Communication Center [ICC] Tokyo, Japan
2004: L’oading, Siracusa, Montevergini Galleria Civica, Italy
2003: File 2003, Media Art Festival, So Paulo
2002: Digital Responses, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2002: Transmediale 2002, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
2002: Festival De Creacion AudioVisual, De Navarra Planetarium of Pamplona, Spain
2002: Cybersonica 02: Convergence – new audiovisual experiences, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
2002: Trigger: Game Art, Gamma Space, Melbourne
2001: The Post-Cagian Interactive, The Machida City Museum of Arts, Tokyo
2001: Madrid Art Fair Arco 2001, Juan Carlos I Parque Ferial, Madrid, Spain
2000: Ars Electronica Festival 2000, Brucknerhaus, Linz, Austria
2000: Media Art Festival Award Screenings, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM).
2001: Filmwinter international media art festival, Filmhaus, Stuttgart, Germany
2000: City International media art award 2000 exhibition, Galerie K + S, Berlin, Germany
2000: [d]vision 2000 Interfaces for Digital Culture, Schikaneder Theatre, Vienna, Austria
2000: Transmediale 2000: International Media Art Festival, Podewil Centre, Berlin
1999: COMTEC Art ’99, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, Germany
1999: Readme.txt: Browsing Online Art, Museo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
1998: Parallel Space, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
1997: The Shape of Things to Come, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London