xtine Burrough (x/x or she/her) is a media artist. Her work centers on bringing visibility to women’s experiences, invisible labor, and the dehumanizing effects of capitalism.
x creates participatory projects for the web browser, the media wall, or person-to-person exchange. She also creates printed etchings, engravings, and hybrid digital transfer prints with alternative photographic processes. Her works have been catalogued across various genres such as electronic literature, socially-engaged art, time-based media, interactive media art, and printmaking. xtine uses remix practices such as appropriation, juxtaposition, and computation in the construction of digital poetry. Works for the screen subvert large data sets, reimagine archives, and intervene on platforms such as Amazon.com’s Mechanical Turk, online communities like YouTube, and public pay platforms such as Venmo.
x received a commission for “Data/Set/Match” at the Photographers’ Gallery, London; a microgrant from the Nasher Sculpture Center; and funding from the Puffin Foundation West, Humanities Texas, The National Lottery (UK), and California Humanities. xtine’s publications in the field of art and technology feature artists’ writings in edited collections such as her 2012 Net Works: Case Studies in Web Art & Design, her co-edited 2016 The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies and 2021 The Routledge Handbook of Remix Studies and Digital Humanities, and her co-edited 2022 Art as Social Practice: Technologies for Change. A Professor in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology at UT Dallas, burrough directs LabSynthE, a laboratory for synthetic and electronic poetry.