You, Me and the Machine, 2022
Real-time generative work made of acrylic, Video Display, Computer, Ultrasonic Sensor, Custom Software
Created for the Herbert W. Franke Tribute, You, Me and the Machine creates typographic compositions using the underlying code which drives the work, reacting to the physical distance of the viewer to the work itself. The further the viewer is from the work, the more obfuscated and larger the text. As the viewer approaches nearer, the composition becomes clearer and longer parts of the underlying source code are revealed. This piece is a physical work with a digital component, minted as an NFT with its own custom smart contract. The built in distance sensor compels the need for a physical viewer in order for the machine to continue creating real-time generative images.
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