Martin John Callanan

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Most Recent Affiliation:

  • Slade School of Fine Art and University College London


  • Martin John Callanan is an artist whose work spans numerous media and engages both emerging and commonplace technology. His work has included translating active communication data into music; freezing in time the earth’s water system; writing thousands of letters; capturing newspapers from around the world as they are published; taming wind onto the internet; and broadcasting his precise physical location live for over two years. Callanan’s work has been exhibited, published and screened at venues throughout Europe, Russia, North America, South America, Asia and Australia. He obtained degrees from both the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (UK) and University College London (UK). Callanan is currently a Teaching Fellow in Fine Art Media (Digital Media & Print) at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London (UK).