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Ways of Something, Episode 4, Minute 17, Lilly Handley, detail from Lorna Mills' Ways of Something, a remake of John Berger's 1972 BBC documentary Ways of Seeing. In Ways of Something, Lorna Mills invited artists to reinvision a minute of video from the four episodes.

Ways of Something is included in the exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905 - 2016 at The Whitney Museum of American Art, October 28th, 2016-Februrary 5th, 2017.

Ways of Something, Episode 4 has also been included in screenings at The Carnegie Museum of Art, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Art Athina, and other venues.



Backpack, fabric, zippers, clasps, acrylic, jpg images, iPod, solar panels, Arduino Nano, temperature sensor, lcd display, electronics, 30 in x 14 in x 12 in, 2017

Backpack is solar powered, plays a slideshow of image collection 2 and measures the current temeprature, displaying it as an increasing integer until it reaches 120 degrees, when it resets back to the current temperature.


Stone, canvas, foam coat, motion sensor, camera, Arduino, 14 in x 14 in x 10 in, 2017

Stone takes photos of its environment with a motion activated camera.



Work Shirt, fabric, fan, electronics, audio, variable, 2016

Work Shirt plays an ambient audio piece when activated by air from the oscillating fan.

work shirt 2

work shirt 2

Work Shirt 2, embroidered fabric, 30 in x 12 in x 2 in, 2016

Pillows 1-5

Pillows 1-5

Pillows (1-5), fabric, electronics, audio, variable, 2016

Three of the 5 pillows play audio works when pressure is applied by the viewer.


7 Lamps (detail), lamps, electronics, variable, 2016

7 Lamps reacts to sound, becoming brighter or dimmer according to changes in the volume of its environment.