Panel: (he)artbreaking to the core: zombie data and the arts of re/de/transcoding
The punch card Jacquard loom was the inspiration for the Analytical Engine and arguably the modern day computer. Inspired by this, I created a series of glitched weavings, Untitled (screencaptures), that utilize the Apple 2 computer and computerized Jacquard loom. During this presentation, I will talk about my use of these technologies in my art making.
- Melissa Barron is an artist living and working in Chicago. USA She studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she focused on new media and fiber. In her work she combines these two fields by hacking into the Apple 2 system and creating coded fibre. Her work has been shown at various international events, including the notacon hack festival in Cleveland, Ohio and the gli.tc/h fest in Chicago in 2010.