Ghost in The Stream: What if Our Machines could Scream, Eye Suriyanon

Ghost in The Stream: What if Our Machines could Scream (2021) is a binaural soundscape with AI-generated images exploring the possibility of an expressive voice for digital beings.

The audiovisual piece is part of a series, Even We’re Scream, which focuses on the ongoing protest in Bangkok, Thailand where citizens are demanding the reform of the constitution and the monarchy. To examining the online residue of anger within our machines by using machine learning applications to investigate how the collective voice can be used to negotiate systems of dominance and whether the emancipated listener reluctance to attend to these voices can be bypass.

Some of the work from the series can be found at, Interruption Series: Sound, as a part of a one-off program curated by The Holden Gallery, Manchester.

Eye Suriyanon (b. 1996, Bangkok, Thailand) is an artist based in Glasgow, UK. Suriyanon explores the latent power a listener has and how to passively engage the listener, for us, to become better at listening to others in the domestics, public and online environment through the use of sound, performances, texts, and installations.

Previous exhibitions include:- mutual feelings, House of Conspiracy, Brisbane (2020), Conversations With the Anthony Burgess Cassette Archive, Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester (2019) and Tremolo, The Royal Standard, Liverpool (2018)

Ignant is a game created by Alastair Peat, Christian O’Brien, Maverick Fan, and Daniel Murray. The game tackles willful ignorance through group based discussion.