The installation consists of over 200 small LED screens displaying text fragments from Internet chat rooms.
Listening Post by Mark Hansen, 2001
© Mark Hansen and Ben Rubin, all rights reserved
- Live data, electronic components, computer software, copper wire, aluminium & loudspeakers Dimensions: 384 x 629 x 89 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £110,000 ( Total: £136,534)
- Acquired in:
- Ben Rubin
The texts, which are constantly updated, are simultaneously read or sung by a voice synthesiser. The work provides an extraordinary indication of the power of networked communication technologies to connect people and express the views of individuals.