net.art artists turned curators.
Olia Lialina and Dragan Espenschied, One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age Photo Op, 2013
“This tumblr accompanies One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age, the Geocities research blog by Olia Lialina and Dragan Espenschied.
Screenshots are automatically generated from a stash of old Geocities home pages, rescued by the Archive Team in 2009. The files are processed from oldest to newest.”
“An old vending machine is reprogrammed to only release packets of crisps when news relating to the recession makes the headlines on the BBC News RSS feed.” -Vending Machine (2009) by Ellie Harrison
perhaps this work resonates with me now because i’m spending far too much of my student loan money on snacks and fresh mint tea at a café in which i’m working on the last non-thesis paper of my master’s degree.