image credit: Nicholas Ruiz. Bow Tie #6. Assembled July 2011. Computer parts (wiring, cords, and circuit boards), metal wiring, super glue, cork, and paper card stock. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.
July 19, 2011-November 7, 2011
Talk to Me explores the communication between people and things. All objects contain information that goes well beyond their immediate use or appearance. In some cases, objects like cell phones and computers exist to provide us with access to complex systems and networks, behaving as gateways and interpreters. Whether openly and actively, or in subtle, subliminal ways, things talk to us, and designers help us develop and improvise the dialogue. Read more.