Lynn Hofmann, 2014, Belgium


As much as we may like our interconnected mobile world full of Bluetooth and WiFi, there are still huge telecommunication cables lying on the bottom of the seas. Digital Reality is formed through electrical impulses. Within my research on complex systems, the layers of our networked existence are playing a great part and I enjoy very much to analyze and synthesize our forms of connecting with each other. In order to visualize the characteristics of these modern networks I took apart electricity and Ethernet cables and used the copper threads as raw material. What are these networks? Are they connecting or invading? Chaotic or systematic? Empathic or distant?

Copper wire