Since the early noughties Bailey has ploughed a compelling, and often hilarious, road through the various developments of digital communications technologies.
Jeremy Bailey's features evoke a shy, blessed child with eyes wide open to the wonders of contemporary digital world.
Always enthusiastic, often awkward, sometimes topless, Jeremy Bailey’s video persona gives a playful and eccentric drubbing to the tech industry.
His work is often confidently self-deprecating in offering
hilarious parodies of new media vocabularies.
We can All be Famous
Technology can make many of us feel worthless. As a self-proclaimed “Famous New Media Artist” and Head of Experience at FreshBooks, I believe we can flip tech's power upside down. Technology, creatively misused, empowers us all to be famous.
A Museum on Your Fingernails
The World's First Artist Accelerator
Founded in 2016, Lean Artist is the world's first startup accelerator designed exclusively for artists. Participants receive funding and expert mentorship in startup methods to help conceive of real startups that earn actual revenue but also act as subversive, critical artworks. A Chicago cohort presented their startups Strapp by Shawné Michaelain Holloway, Trap House Chicago by Mashaun Ali Hendricks, DiasporaX by Oscar Gonzalez Diaz and Clumzy by Jon Chambers in the MCA Chicago's 2018 exhibition I was raised on the internet
Television on Your Face
A Virtual Pregnancy Startup
Preterna is domestic argument as a startup and a pregnancy simulator co-created with my partner Kristen that invites customers to become a pre, pre parent by virtually inhabiting a pregnant body.
My great grandfather was an inventor who used patents to protect his work. Today, changes to the law make it possible for companies to patent increasingly abstract concepts that encroach upon free expression. To combat this I express myself with patents for everything I've created and some of what I can't yet, like this dolphin e-cigarette and bubble blowing flute synthesizer.
A series of augmented reality portraits that transform KickStarter backers into the powerful historically important patrons they have replaced.