- Departure of All, flights happening at all international airports across the world at the moment.
- The Fundamental Units, the lowest denomination coin from each active currency imaged to vast detail.
- Wars During My Lifetime, a newspaper collecting, archiving and distributing a list of all conflicts fought.
- International Directory of Fictitious Telephone Numbers, dials at random from over half a million numbers that are designated never to function.
- A Planetary Order (Terrestrial Cloud Globe), an object showing clouds as they were for a single moment in time.
- Grounds, a large photographic archive documenting the floors from important buildings with restricted access.
- Letters 2004-2006, the responses to mass letter writing that ask simple questions.
- Deed Poll, the process of a legal name change.
- All the people who have ever lived, and will ever live, quantified as grains of sand.
- I Wanted to See All of the News From Today, continually collects newspaper front covers from around the world, as they are published.
- Text Trends, looks at our perception of words and data in graphical form.
- Location of I, tracked and published live physical location each minute for over two years.
- Sonification of You, makes audible ambient data transmission.
- Martin John Callanan is Okay, documents social networks status updates.
- I Am Still Alive, a message sent to people nearby.
- I Wanted to See the Whole of London, creates journeys around the city.
- Nephology, cloud observations.
- Entire Collection, a film of copyright notices.
- Data Soliloquies, a co-authored book about the cultural fluidity of scientific data.
- The Fifth Season, James Cohan Gallery, New York
- Mapping Spaces, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany
- Make the Living Look Dead, 2nd Cannons, Los Angeles
- A Planetary Order, Galerie Christian Ehrentraut, Berlin
- Departure of All (solo) Noshowspace, London
- Open Cube, White Cube, Mason's Yard, London
- Born Digital, Paddle8
- After A War, LIFT 2014, Battersea Arts Center, London
- Art and the Internet, Black Dog Publishing
- Catalyst: Contemporary Art and War, Imperial War Musesum North, Manchester
- Along Some Sympathetic Lines (solo), Or Gallery, Berlin
- On Systems and Processes, profile in Art.es magazine
- Wars During My Lifetime (performance), Imperial War Musesum North, Manchester
- Reason and Emotion: Landscape and the contemporary Romantic, Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen
- (Im)material Labour, Art Exchange, Colchester
- Martin John Callanan: Martin John Callanan (solo), Horrach Moya Gallery, Palma de Mallorca
- Whitstable Biennale
- Deed Poll, Whitechapel Gallery, London
- The London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London
- Global (solo), Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca
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- New Directions in the Philosophy of Science (The Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective)
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- Image Politics of Climate Change: Visualizations, Imaginations, Documentations, Birgit Schneider, Thomas Nocke
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To sum up the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: we’re toast. The nearly two dozen participants in this terrific, if depressing, show propose an art for the Anthropocene, in which time has accelerated (Martin John Callanan’s airport departure board cycles eerily … continue reading
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Cover illustration, from the Fundamental Units, for Ilustríssima supplement of Folha de S.Paulo, highest circulation Brazilian national newspaper.
- Make the Living Look Dead
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- Distribution as a Process for Online Technology
Pauline de Souza GSTF Journal on Computing (JoC) Vol.3 No.4, April 2014 This article considers how distribution as a process interacts with technology and how users engage with distribution. It is not the first time that the relationship between distribution and technology has been discussed. … continue reading
- The Fifth Season, James Cohan Gallery
24 June – 8 August 2014 Opening Reception: Thursday, June 26, 6 – 8 PM James Cohan Gallery is pleased to present The Fifth Season, opening on 24 June until 8 August 2014. An opening reception will be held on Thursday 26 June, 6 – … continue reading
- Born Digital on Paddle8
15 April – 30 April 2014 http://paddle8.com Born Digital is a benefit auction and an online exhibition made to support the activities of the Link Art Center on the online auction platform Paddle8. The event – the first with this focus taking place in Europe … continue reading
- After a War, LIFT Festival 2014, Battersea Arts Center
A century of conflict The first world war can seem hopelessly remote to the 21st-century mind. And yet, this war ushered in modernity and set the pace for the most murderous century of human history. It ripped through Europe, dissolved empires, changed the nature of … continue reading
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