“Wissengewächs”, 2007 by Laurent Mignonneau and Christa Sommerer. Sensors measure the passerby’s presence and movements. A growth software relates these movements to the growth of artificial plants on the screens.


Everything I’ve Ever Wanted to Know“, 2007 by Martine Syms.


»The Danville Community Encyclopedia« is an audio/visual encyclopedia containing knowledge of Danville, Illinois residents. The content was generated through inviting people to share their knowledge with the artist, and recording their conversations. The word-for-word transcriptions of their contributions of knowledge on a wide variety of topics is what forms the text of the encyclopedia. In addition, many participants chose to create drawings to go with their entry. A hardbound copy along with a listening station, is permanently installed in the Danville Public Library. By Anna Callahan.


»The Public Library of American Public Library Deaccession« is a collaborative project between artists Julia Weist and Maayan Pearl. Over a two year period, the process of deaccession (withdrawing or discarding books from a collection) was researched and documented. During a period of cross-country travel, public libraries serving the cities with the highest literacy rate for each US state were visited and their de-acquisition processes recorded.


A Full Folded Dictionary by Sam Winston. The sculpture contains no adhesive or binding and its shape is emerged from the 80,000 folds that went into it.


Marshall McLuhan’s legendary interview on the Dick Cavett Show in December 1970.


Paper Record Player. To play the record the handle needs to be turned in a clockwise direction at a steady 331/3 rpm. The paper cone then acts as a pick up and amplifies the sound enough to make it audible.


FM Radio Map. This map plots the location of FM commercial and pirate radio stations within London. The poster works in its own right as a piece of information design, but when connected to the modified radio it becomes part of the interface. Placing a metal contact onto each point enables us to listen to the sound broadcast live from that location. By Simon Elvins.