Christa Sommerer / Laurent Mignonneau
Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau are two artists who specialize in new media teachers. They have worked together since the early 1990s . They hold numerous international awards, including two awards Ars Electronica. "experimental literature, poetry, improvisation, not random, all about a captivating project"
Discover the interview of Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau about their project "Life Writer "at SHOW OFF 2013 - Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris. 2013
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© 2006, Life Writter consits of an old-style type writer that evokes the area of analogue text processing. In addition a normal piece of paper is used as projection screen and the position of the projection is always matched with the position of the type writer roll. When users type text into the keys of the type writer, the resulting letters appear as projected characters on the normal paper. When users then push the carriage return, the letters on screen transform into small black and white artificial life creatures that appear to float on the paper of the type writer itself. (...)
At the beginning it was the idea of building a small arts library. Then, little by little, the commitment to share it.
Choice, preference, ignorance, evidence, all assumed.
A desire to discover, an encouragement to remember. Sometimes.
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