RCA SHOW 2012

Fabienne Hess

Visual Communication


Recovered 7 (from the Recovered series)

Digital print on silk

230 x 130 cm


Recovered 7 is a collection of 13,228 discarded images found on a public computer and printed onto silk. These images were deleted and forgotten, but reappeared after running a recovery software.

This is an exploration into the digital trash of our technocratic society. Since information nowadays is predominantly written as binary codes, the question of the nature ofneeds to be re-examined.



+44 (0)7713 114 961

fabienne.hess@network.rca.ac.uk

www.fabiennehess.com