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Luke Duncalfe
						Jacquard Loom Panels 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7

Jacquard Loom Panels 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7 net.art by Luke Duncalfe 2002

He has always affected the way we compute, in the background. Joseph Jacquard’s panels that could weave rich coloured yarn into patterned textile first displaced hundreds from their jobs as artisans, and later placed themselves at the very beginning of computing history, as examples of the first computer programs. Jacquard Loom Panels 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7 reflects on the panels taken from Jacquard’s machine, their own patterned surface, and their punched-card happenstance of history through its reinterpretation of woven threads into the medium they became.


Exhibitions & showings

Affection, New Zealand Film Archive, Auckland, 2002
              Shown: as computer installation

Chiangmai First New Media Art Festival, ICECA, Chiangmai, 2003
              Shown: as CDROM / offline net.art

The Irish Museum of Modern Art Net.Art Open 2003, IMOMA, Dublin, 2003
              Shown: as net.art

Included in the Rhizome ArtBase, rhizome.org/fresh/artists_A-Z.rhiz, June 2003


Related Material

Still to come.


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