Pleasant As F**k

Mixed media installation

2015

The work starts from a simple idea to make profanities pleasant. The process starts by extracting every f-word from movies with the most use of profanities (Wolf of Wall Street, 569 f-word count; Pulp Fiction, 265 f-word count) as a way to get a rich pool of the f-word data.

 

1. Plotting the f-word data in an excel sheet, the cells are colour-filled into a diagram with a designated legend of grammar and language-use.

2. Extracting the f-word audio from the movies and work it into sound pieces tinkering with audio speed.

3. Re-suggesting sound annotation and articulation into the movie visuals which are now voided of the

f-word.

4. Put together an installation presentation of all the processed f-word data.