LEA Volume 18 Issue 3
Volume Editors: Lanfranco Aceti, Janis Jefferies, Irini Papadimitriou
Editors: Jonathan Munro and Özden Şahin
Reference: Joseph Farbrook, “Strata-caster: An Exploration into the Topography of Power, Prestige, and Position,” eds. Lanfranco Aceti, Janis Jefferies and Irini Papadimitriou, Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Touch and Go) 18, no. 3 (2012): 108-111.
Reference: Emilie Giles, “Joseph Farbrook in conversation with Emilie Giles,” eds. Lanfranco Aceti, Janis Jefferies and Irini Papadimitriou, Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Touch and Go) 18, no. 3 (2012): 112-113.
Strata-caster: An Exploration into the Topography of Power, Prestige, and Position
by Joseph Farbrook
Joseph Farbrook in conversation with Emilie Giles
These are things entirely constructed by mutual consent. This consent comes from being able to persuade people into believing a particular reality. As the ability to persuade is fueled by communication, democratization of voices holds the threat of tearing down hierarchical structures.
Stata-caster explores the fallout of social stratification that is contained in the collective consciousness and imported into a collectively imagined space. Entry into this installation is by wheelchair, an unfamiliar interface to the limitless expanse of virtual space, but one that continuously calls attention to limitation and position.
Full article is available for download as a pdf here.
The artworks in the article are © Joseph Farbrook.
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