Adcredo will investigate the construction of belief in online networks, examining the rise of unjust ideologies and fantasies, and how these are capable of affecting our worldview. The advent of digital media has shown that the world is made up of a mass of circulating, disjointed and contradictory information. This multi-dimensional communications network can be easily manipulated by online groups and individuals, which can give rise to new narratives and ideologies. Working with the Centre for Investigative Journalism and Social Psychologists the work will take the form of a speculative association, a corporation where ideologies are disseminated to manipulate people. Conspiracy theory, sci-fact and sci-fi, corporate and religious belief systems will be woven together in this multi-dimensional work.
The project is produced in partnership with Bloc Projects, Sheffield where it will launch in April 2018.
Joey Holder lives and works in Nottingham and London. She graduated with a BA from Kingston University in 2002 and an MFA from Goldsmiths in 2010. She has exhibited widely in the UK and abroad. www.joeyholder.com
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