Visual Coding for the Online Project The Sound of eBay
Launch >>> The Sound of eBay
Launch >>> Visuals
in cooperation with UBERMORGEN.COM
"First there was silence...
Then there was data...
But there was no story...
Just images and sounds...
Cities were built and a grid was laid on top of the topography
Within this global grid a company named eBay became the largest marketplace, with very local marketspaces. eBay is romantic and seductive, not like the local fleamarkets in Paris (Le marché aux puces de Saint-Ouen) but sexed up a million times bigger and spherically transcended, much more effective and thoroughly commercialized. We love it! "The Sound of eBay" is the affirmative high-end low-tech contribution to the atomic soundtrack of the new peer-to-peer hyper-catastrophic shock-capitalism.
The sound is cool, the machine produces masses of songs and replicates millions of times throughout the networks – flooding the net, a bubbling sea of artifical songs visualized in CONTEMPORARY teletext – a continental drift within a macromusic universal urban scape. Trash-Radio.
Forget the technology,
its lustful entertainment, baby! "
Soundcoding: Stefan Nussbaumer
Theorycoding: Grischinka Teufl
Scriptcoding: Erich Kachel