Shawn Buckles

Artist, writer
I'm currently working as a writer

Data for Sale (2014)

In 2014 I've sold my digital data to the highest bidder, which turned out to be The Next Web. In this short but powerfull project I've reached millions of people, raising critical questions on the state of privacy.

Stuart Mavis (from 2015)

Artist management for Stuart Mavis. We've recently signed a record deal with Sony Music Entertainment Netherlands. Currently working on the first studio album, which will be released in 2018 by Sony. Band website »

Bureau for Flexible Truth (from 2017)

The Bureau lies to increase truth. The Bureau researches ways to fictionalize responsibly, and develops new narratives for future society. In December 2017 the Bureau presented at the Media Art Festival Friesland. Check out our manifest at our project website »

De Oversteek (2014)

I've created a commissioned work of art for Into The Great Wide Open, called De Oversteek, which is Dutch for the Crossing. Project website »

Morele Machine (2016)

Short and conceptual performance in which we research the questions 'why do I undermine my privacy?' We've delivered this performance at live-music-venue Neushoorn in Leeuwarden, and the University of Humanity in Utrecht. Support by Roald Hacquebord.

Gimme Shelter (2015)

Short project in which we tried to connect newly arrived Syrian refugees to locals. In cooperation with Tegenlicht, Neushoorn and the Minerva Academy for Popular Culture. Project website »

Salon voor Radicale Middelmatigheid (2014)

I've set up a philosophical soirée, in coöperation with Museum DR8888, where a small group of individuals discussed the interaction of technology and autonomy. Digital reader (Dutch) »

Bits of Freedom EP (2014)

In a world where the medium is the message, how to create a virtuous thing? We've created this extended play in just five days. To shatter our creative process and to capture bits of freedom. Composed with Wouter van Beek. Bits of Freedom EP »

Panelist on Nacht van Kunst & Wetenschap (2014)

Aan de wereldbevolking (2014 - 2015)