Ambiguity in information and information in ambiguity.

Two questions drive my work: how to explore social concerns through art and how to manipulate and collaborate with a medium without dominating it. Let a twist be an expansion.

With photography and digital media, I’ve examined  a range of themes—gender, advertising, the internet and social media, environmental, cultural, and social issues—all through challenging a process, conceptual groundwork, engaging chance and error, and pattern matching. 

My undergraduate degree is a Bachelors of Science in Art, owing to three years I spent studying chemistry, physics, math, etc. in a pharmacology program before turning to art. After graduation I worked primarily in photography. In 1994, I was fortunate enough to join the team at ada’web, a digital foundry commissioning artists to use the web as a medium. It became my medium, too. In the early 2000’s, for various reasons, my exhibition train derailed. Here’s to getting back on track.


@involvebias is an anagram of Vivian Selbo.

In the course of figuring out what to write here, I toyed around making templates like this.

Reflecting on the relationship between ___, ___, ___, and ___, [name]’s work asks how the ___ and visual ___, along with ___ and ___, serve as forms of both ___ and ___.

Walid Raad has a much better rendition.


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