Injector before Null - Sandbox

2017

[ Sandbox ] - injector before_null

SDR( software defined radio), metal, customized software, lights, FPGA board, laptop, signal jammer(optional)

size variable

“ Radio has been always there before we discover it, just like the

matters do not exist before we define them. ”

Brief description - 

[ Sandbox ] is a piece of work originating from Injector, the artist’s ongoing project, aiming to bestow machines with imaginative minds. How people use their imaginations to draw those artworks by only texts in their mind? In the exhibition room deliberately left blank, this work uses SMS messages to introduce a couple of absent artworks, and thereby encourages the viewers to imagine them. All the mentioned artworks involve something which people believe its actual existence but find no way to prove. This work thus reflects the fact that some things have been always there long before we discover and utilize them, yet they do not exist before we can imagine and define them.

 

〈沙箱〉(sandbox)命名由來於軟體開發階段所應用的虛擬測試空間,寫程式者透過撰寫實驗性的程式語碼,測試各種可能性。展名中的”Null”,原意義為軟體工程界稱不指向任何位址的值,在中文的解釋為”空”,在本展覽則指向沒有局限的各種可能性。
此次展出的作品是鄭先喻開發中的長期計畫《截夢者》的首次發表。《截夢者》期望透過賦予一台機器生產夢境的能力,反映人類在現實中的想像能力。藝術家認為人在敘述自己的夢境時,由於無法真實傳遞夢境的圖像,往往是透過口述後,在聽者的腦海中自行生產另一個夢境的畫面,而這次展覽中的〈沙箱〉(sandbox)試圖用空白的展覽空間,藉由sms簡訊傳達的文字訊息,並且導引觀眾窺探數件事實上不在場的作品,藉此捕捉各式各樣想像力的運用。
P.S 該作品只限定於本展覽用途,在傳送sms訊息後,會重置資料庫中資料並且刪除,並不會用於其他違法事物上。

Example of SMS text massages :

Hi, welcome to *****. Did you see the small installation that presents a prayer that pray for God next to the entrance?

I am sure that you see many wonderful art pieces in this exhibition, and time to feel some different things.

Did you see a painting that hung up on the wall? It is about alien abduction?

There is a man who always tries to stay away from you. Who is he?

Next to the elevator maze, did you see the kinetic installation which presents Time, Space, and Gravity between infinitely small particles inside our universe?

Things have been always there before we discover it, just like the matters do not exist before we define them.

Please walk to the passageway, you will see a ferro fluid work that hang up on the wall and that shows you the nearly future as a organic sculpture.

Please grab a drink and go to someone and pay attention to her eyes. You will see how human eye that have such a beautiful pattern on it.

Close to the passageway, you will see an painting that contents microbe, bacteria that grow on the canvas.

Do you like emojis?I really like to send you a emoji that looks like ?ω?. 

Hi! 

Are you still around? 

I am waiting you outside in front of museum.