Casey Reas’ 10 minutes digital video-piece 100% Gray Coverage, exclusively available on s[edition], was derived from Reas’ work Signal to Noise. The latter is a so-called collage engine, a programme that uses terrestrial television signals as raw material and transcribes them into visual footage. Reas: “Like early twentieth-century collages built from the media of that time, and (comparable to) mid 20th century video collage, Signal to Noise fractures and distorts contemporary information into new data structure”.
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