Data Transfers
Construction Sites
Data Transfers blur the boundaries between the histories and practices of analogue photography and painting into a realm where the pixel levels the playing field for all kinds of image data.

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Scatter Plots
Virtualities
Scatter Plots play on the essence of the digital image as a grid of data points. In this series I explore the possibilities of the pixel as both medium and metaphor.

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Construction Sites phase II
Virtualities In Construction Sites phase II I use digital data from photographs of actual construction sites to de- and reconstruct the image.
Virtualities II
Virtualities Virtualities II document my travels through the datascapes of Second Life.
Data Mulch
Virtualities Data Mulch merges an interest in image erosion and data loss with a desire to recycle gigabytes of unused image data clogging up the ecosystem of my computer hard drive.
Screen Captures
Virtualities Screen Captures, a triptych, explores the screen as a semi-permeable membrane between the virtual and the real.
© 2008 helma sawatzky – updated in june 2010
CHRONOLOGY
2009

Data Transfers
Scatter Plots
Construction Sites II
Virtualities II
Data Mulch
Screen Captures

2008

Construction Sites
Virtualities
Data Traveler
Ever After

2007

A Kitchen Counter Topography
Hyperceptions
The Great Canadian West

2006

Ecological Impact
Disembodied Intimacy I
Disembodied Intimacy II