Energie_Passagen

media installation / 2004

An installaton that reproduces the linguistic space of the city in form of a data flow.

as a member of the MARS-Exploratory Media Lab


authors

Monika Fleischmann
Wolfgang Strauss


link

http://www.energie-passagen.de/


location

Literaturhaus, Munich


Hundreds of catchwords taken from current newspaper reports appear in a projected “information flow” and they 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. Thus text is detached from its linear context and it is staged as a medial reading in urban space.

Making-of