Gallery: Jean Luc Cornec’s Re-purposed Rotary Phone Sheep

 

Where do rotary phones sit within today’s more modern, more digitized world? Does our constant manipulation of these familiar and classic, yet obsolete, objects in art and design signify a desire for a more natural state of being? Jean Luc Cornec’s exhibit at the Museum of Communications in Frankfurt seems to imply as much. The exhibition presses visitors to recall more simplified times through a flock of free-roaming sheep sculpted from old, analog, rotary phones.

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  1. hirohito Tida January 25, 2010 at 6:51 am

    I am very surreal and feel it. Where will the call lead to?It is artistic.A black sheep and a white sheep.

  2. Buckyfan January 23, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    A better title for the piece would be, “Do cellphones dream of telephonic sheep?”

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