Gallery: Origin LED Installation is a Giant Technocratic Life Form Unde...

Origin is an intelligent being straight out of a sci-fi film. Meant to explore our society’s acceptance of a technocratic life form, this cubic being is powered with linear LEDs, controlled by a computer, and programmed as it it were a living, thinking, breathing thing. Origin, which occupied the Fulton Ferry section of Brooklyn Bridge Park last October, was built by United Visual Artists in collaboration with Scanner who composed the original score. Relying on a data set of 1s and 0s (on or off), the installation is a dizzying display of technological life.

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