Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus

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The Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus is a drawing machine illustrating a never-ending story by the use of patent drawings.

The machine translates words of a text into patent drawings. Seven million patents a linked by over 22 million references a form the vocabulary. By using references to earlier patents, it is possible to find paths between arbitrary patents. They form a kind of subtext.

New visual connections and narrative layers emerge through the interweaving of the story with the depiction of technical developments.

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Posted: July 24th, 2010
at 6:32pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: art,trademark & copyright

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