The installation Type Case is a low-resolution display with 125 rectangular pixels of different sizes. These are formed from the reflecting light of digitally controlled LEDs, embedded in each section of a European printers’ type case. Due to the standardized fragmentation of its compartments, the density of visual information is decreased towards the objects’ centre. Viewed close by, it is nearly impossible to recognize more than a flicker – however after moving some distance away, it becomes distinguishable, that the lights and shadows give a representation of the latest headlines.

Music: "Comfortable Mystery 4" by Kevin MacLeod

Additional Information:
2010, Installation, printers’ type case, containing one LED in each of the 125 compartments, Arduino, Processing, TLC5941.

Type Case website: mar.li/type_case.php
Facebook: facebook.com/Bircher.Martin

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