The Grammar of the Metallic


Sarah Bäcker
Torben Dröge
Michaela Kreischer
Sarah Wille
Tanja Kullack
Woeishi Lean (AT)
Ars Electronica Futurelab (AT)
Peter Behrens School of Architecture Düsseldorf

Our perception of our surroundings is the result of complex cerebral activity that collects countless fragments and forms them into a whole.

“The Grammar of the Metallic” deals with the processing of fragmentary sensory impressions into a complete entity. The ride in the elevator becomes an analogy of this mental process. During the ride, a scanned text is projected onto a complexly distorted surface and, in the process, is itself fragmented and distorted.