Ode to the Appliance: Against Convergence Culture And The Speed of Technology
PSFK talks to Tom Richards, a sculptor working with sound and archaic electronics.
Two principles rule digital culture: speed and convergence (ease of utility). Simultaneously, we often find ourselves frustrated by the most mundane errors in technology because they thwart efficiency — the very reason we use them. Tom Richards is a sculptor working with sound and technology. His latest show Ode to the Appliance, opening at The Pigeon Wing in London this Friday, focuses on the errors that are inherent in technology to expose the inadequacy of our reliance on machines.