Addie Wagenknecht (US)

Addie Wagenknecht’s work explores the tension between expression and technology. She seeks to blend conceptual work with forms of hacking and sculpture. (2014)

Mixed media Installation (custom designed printed circuit boards, ethernet patch cables, 80/20 aluminum, 80 cm x 450 cm)

In, the artist has configured packet sniffers-devices that intercept traffic on a network-mounted behind circuit boards that intercept live data from nearby Wi-Fi signals. As data passes through the sculpture, small green lights blink, obscured by tangled Ethernet cables that dangle from the panels.