Public Voices: "... spatial experience of discourse of the news ..." Sherry Turkle

Art Installation by
Monika Fleischmann & Wolfgang Strauss

A project of the Landeshauptstadt Munich, Kulturreferat & the artists as part of the exhibition line-up »Ortstermine 2004 – Kunst im öffentlichen Raum« - Art in public space

Production: MARS-Exploratory Media Lab of the Fraunhofer IAIS

28 October - 29 November 2004
Salvatorplatz / Literature House, Munich

This work is dedicated to Marnie and Derrick de Kerckhove
Energie_Passagen [Energy_Passages]
The project »Energie_Passagen« reproduces the linguistic space of the city in form of a data flow. Hundreds of catchwords taken from current newspaper reports appear in a projected »information flow« and are spoken by artificial computer voices. As soon as passers-by select individual words, thematically related networks of terms start to perform in this flow, which can also be experienced as an audiovisual echo. The text is thus detached from its linear context and staged as a medial reading in urban space. More…

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