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The Cut and Paste sculpture provides a critique of technology's transformation of the human perception of the space-time continuum.

Lisa Baldini
Lisa Baldini on July 23, 2010.

As technology offers a wealth of iconic identities to play with, it’s no wonder that GUI interface processes have the potentially to become art objects . Taking its cue from the Microsoft Windows file transfer window, artist Stefan Schwabes Cut and Paste kinetic sculpture brings information transformation back into the physical world, producing a meditation on human-time perceptions of space and time.
Cut and paste from stschwabe on Vimeo.

Stefan Schwabes Cut and Paste

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Lisa Baldini is a regular contributor to PSFK.com. As a student of Graham Harwood, Luciana Parisi, and Matthew Fuller, Lisa's interest in technology lies in how culture is changed from the bottom up through history, materiality, databases, user experience, and affective computing. A student of social media marketing, she sees how people try to engage consumers through technology and how much failure is at hand by misunderstanding the medium. A teacher at heart, she writes and curates in an effort to link the knowledge derived between the academic, art, and business worlds.

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