Melding nature and technology, Digit’s Typographic Tree, first seen at last year’s Institute of Contemporary Arts digital festival What Do You Want To Do With It, is to sprout at the Watermans gallery in Brentford next month. The installation, part of Digit’s ongoing Feed project, explores the dynamic relationship of input and output between people and computers. Users can control every aspect of the tree’s growth by speaking or singing into a mushroom-shaped microphone. The images twist with rising and falling tones, while louder voices cause sudden blooms. The design is on show from 15 January to 10 February 2003.
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