John Butler

John Butler

UK based artist John butler is a pioneer of what he calls "Solid State Cinema," utilizing 3D animation, motion capture, digital audio and text to speech applications for a digital moving image form that is native to the web. His vision of a NeoFeudal age is singular and entrancing, fully propelled by by computational speed and his own sophisticated use of technology. Butler's solo spotlight launched Supernova in 2016, with additional works being featured each year at the festival including the 2018 competition.

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John Butler
  • Pageant

    John Butler

    The Industrial Reserve are given day release to celebrate the arrival of the new progeny. Futuristic neo-feudalism in full flower.

    UK

  • Unparent

    John Butler

    A lesson in machine learning.

    United Kingdom

  • Disruptor

    John Butler

    Revolutionary technology accelerates the way things are. A disruptive element is bringing dead machines back to life, healing the sick and giving new hope to the obsolete. He talks of a new age of freedom. Open standards, free hardware, unlimited access, and an end to proprietary c...

  • The Dependency Loop

    John Butler

    A technological fairy tale set within an experimental Business Model. The Dependency Loop is a 'Cool Million' for the LinkedIn generation, where an experimental subject's mind is constantly harried by positivist messaging, while his body is mercilessly leveraged as a bio-manufactur...

  • Children of the null

    John Butler

    "This is the new world, and you children must be ready for it."

    United Kingdom

  • Refusnik

    John Butler

    Refusnik is an adaptive odyssey that evaluates human utility in the age of artificial indifference. Through a series of mutations, the human candidate is gradually purged of all non-essential attributes in an attempt to meet the imperatives of growth. This process of adaptive degra...

  • Pattern of Life

    John Butler

    In the new world, excellence will be the only constant.

    United Kingdom

  • The Utility Curve

    John Butler

    Is there a future? The Utility Curve answers this question by means of a symbolic journey from the underworld of on-demand labour, through the desert of opportunity, to the antechamber of acceptance. The young search for opportunities they have been assured exist, while the investo...

  • Suboptimal

    John Butler

    Action altruistic, outcome suboptimal. Sometimes you can only help yourself. A day in the life of the industrial reserve during zerotime.

    UK

  • Labyrinth

    John Butler

    A Spectral Odyssey.

    UK