designer and cultural mediator
A refreshing social effervescence.
This project focuses on the continuous flow of social data fragments that herald our transitions between online and offline worlds.Each time a person goes online or offline, servers all over the world are alerted, and simple messages are transmitted to that person's online friends. While these transitions are most of the time ignored, our project captures this data in order to highlight and dwell within the liminal spaces between the physical and virtual worlds that we inhabit. This continuous and dynamic data flow inspired us to create an installation where such transitions are metaphorically represented and mirrored by a succession of physical and nonphysical phenomena. DATAFIZZ illustrates the wealth of unstructured, invisible, and often incomprehensible data on the internet. It explores the way we inhabit and transition between distinct online and offline worlds.
Attila Bujdosó, Márton András Juhász, Zoltán Csík-Kovács, Melinda Sipos, Eduárd Sík @Kitchen Budapest