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Lambert Crickxstraat 30
1070 Brussels, Belgium


Herman Asselberghs & Fairuz

installation, BE, 2011

The postscript accompanying the video letter to Steve Jobs reveals all the parts of the lap-top that is dismantled in Dear Steve. Visitors can feast their eyes on highly technological products that generally never see the light of day. By way of various data carriers and media, Asselberghs and Fairuz construct a tangible cloud of data, poetically charting our laptop culture.

By means of workshops in collaboration with colleges with a range of specialties, this collection of data will continue to expand whenever the framework of this installation is filled in by others. A first phase in this process begins in 2011, with students from Groep T. They bring new visions and points of view to the use and the function of portable computers, through interviews with laptop users, found footage and image fragments, graphic and cartographic data, historiologies, statistics, numeric material, text, sound, …

Produced by Artefact festival (STUK)
Co-produced by V2_Lab, Auguste Orts
With the support of Groep T

P.S.: has been on display at the following locations:

Sint-Lukasgalerie Brussel, (BE) Dec 9 2011–Jan 28 2012 Artefact Festival Leuven, (BE) Feb 15–Feb 24 2011