Jacob Samuel
Former Somerset House Studios resident

Jacob Samuel

Multi-disciplinary artist whose work focuses on the formal qualities of expression, communication and identity pre and post machinic affectation.

Somerset House Studios
New Wing

Following a resident period in collaboration with Klein, under AlbumCorp, Samuel continues to develop arts platform Eternal Life; an archive of non-linear history.

Re music: composition work ranging from live scoring the trial of Brett Kavanaugh to translating statistics of national birth, death, marriage and immigration to muzak in Minecraft. Re essays: what does aheago mean to the industrial revolution?

Jacob Samuel - Distraction

As a part of the beginning of his residency Samuel developed a Twitter bot that took text from news articles and reformatted them as war poetry.