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Tuesday, September 07, 2004

New Work 2004: Source Code Images

most, 1996/2004, inkjet pigment print on paper 80 x 120 cm

"Melissa is the first combination Word macro virus and worm to use the Outlook and Outlook Express address book to send itself to others via E-mail. "

Source code from the Melissa virus is placed over a digitally altered photograph of the Ottoman bridge of Visegrad, Bosnia, famously described in Ivo Andric's novel Bridge on the River Drina, suggesting a somewhat darker side to the bridge as an architectural and/or communicative element.

rollover, 2000/2004, inkjet pigment print on canvas 70 x 100 cm

The text here is a fragment from the javascript code for a rollover or mouseover.

agni, 2000/2004, inkjet pigment print on canvas 80 x 120 cm

A digitally reworked photograph, taken in Romania in 1997, is covered with a fragment of HTML source code from a website about the influence of Hindu traditions on Roma culture.