Stone Age
by julien levesque
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Stone Age

Stone Age is an installation of 16 engraved marble stones. The featured phrases were selected for their high reocurrence in Google’s search engine in “prediction” mode.

 

Stone Age

Stone Age

Stone Age

Here, it’s an ode to the algorithm that suggests the most common online queries. Like an instant snapshot of a searching moment, these phrases, with their infinite variations, take on the appearance of poetic haikus representing our online thoughts and actions.


Stone Age

Stone Age

Stone Age

Resisting the relentless flow of data, Stone Age is a snapshot of the words that run through the search engine, ironically spotlighting Google’s capacity to think and desire in our place. Stone Age, the ex-voto of globalized thought!

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Project realized during the production residency in the preparatory class of the schools of art of Évry (DRAC)