Fabienne Hess

MA work

_Recovered 7 _is a collection of 13,228 discarded images found on a public computer and printed onto silk. These images were deleted and forgotten, but reappeared after running a recovery software.


This is an exploration into the digital trash of our technocratic society. Since information nowadays is predominantly written as binary codes, the question of the nature of debris needs to be re-examined.


Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Communication

    Programme

    MA Visual Communication, 2012

  • _Recovered 7 _is a collection of 13,228 discarded images found on a public computer and printed onto silk. These images were deleted and forgotten, but reappeared after running a recovery software.


    This is an exploration into the digital trash of our technocratic society. Since information nowadays is predominantly written as binary codes, the question of the nature of debris needs to be re-examined.


  • Exhibitions

  • Paradise, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan, Italy, 2012; InnovationRCA, Royal College of Art, 2011; History of Graphic Design Reshuffled, St Bride Library, London, 2011