While stored digital data might seem ephemeral or intangible in fact it has its physical presence into the real world. Cold storage investigates the architectural dimensions of our storage devices and how they are translated into the physical world. The work proposes a poetic overview of the material quality of memory asking what is the future of digital storage - “ a glass cold memory which lasts forever"... or imperfect storage technology that can impart.
Supported by CBK Rotterdam (Centre for Visual Arts Rotterdam)
Acknowledgements / Credits / With thanks to:
Centre for Visual Arts Rotterdam, Javier Lloret, Dr. Dimitar Slavov (Assoc. prof. in the Institute of Electronics, Bulgarian Academy of Science)
What remains is a coproduction of esc media art laboratory, kunst@werk and steirischer herbst