JAMES FROST (b. 1973, UK)


House of Cards
Video, 2008
Interactive version, 2009

James Frost, creator of Radiohead's House of Cards video, is a highly acclaimed commercial and music video director. He directed Radiohead’s video ‘House of Cards’, which was nominated for Best Rock Video in the 2008 UK VMA Awards and for the Design Museum Awards and a Grammy Award in 2009. Frost has worked with artists such as Coldplay, Norah Jones, The Beta Band and Stereophonics, and brands including Toshiba, The Gap and the NFL Network. He is a director of Hollywood-based Zoo Films and has also used data visualisation in a previous video for Interpol’s ‘Rest My Chemistry’, which he co-directed with Mary Fagot from Zoo’s sister company, Blip Boutique. He is represented in the UK by Academy Films.

Aaron Koblin, creator of the interactive version of House of Cards, on display in the exhibition, is an artist specialising in data visualisation. Koblin’s work has been shown at international festivals including Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH, OFFF, the Japan Media Arts Festival and TED. He received the National Science Foundation’s first place award for science visualisation and his work is part of the permanent collection of MoMA, New York. Other work includes visualisations for the New York Talk Exchange, a project by the SENSEable City Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Bicycle Built for Two Thousand with Daniel Massey, an online project which records voices across the globe singing together.

Aaron Koblin also created Flight Patterns in the Network section of the exhibition


Image courtesy of Xurbia Xendless

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