Memoria Technica

Meditation on the nature of digital information

Exhibitions: 11/2002 – Stillwell Art Show, San Francisco State University, San Francisco


Digital information is experienced as abstract, arbitrary and ultimately ephemeral. Furthermore, according to Jean Baudrillard there is also an inverse relationship between information and meaning. This piece explores these ideas by using sample-rate conversion, compression and other digital means of adding and removing information. A single still image was used.