Feldkirch, Vorarlberg, Austria
YOUR LIFE IN AN ARTWORK
There is an artist in all of us. We are paint brushes and the world is our canvas.
With each movement we make, we draw invisible lines in time and space… we create invisible art. On the world map we are just a pixel. But we rarely stand still. Through our daily movements, we leave a unique trace. The Global Positioning System (GPS) records this invisible trace and transforms our movements into beautiful, dynamic lines. We “draw” shapes on the world map without being conscious of it.
We are all part of a global digital land art project that has not yet been materialized.
Until now, art and technology have been seen as opposites. But with the use of technology we became aware of things that we would have never been conscious of otherwise. Isn`t there beauty in microscopical pictures, in laser-cutted objects or in digital maps?
The Apps and machines that we use store our daily movements on the world map. By using a mobile phone, we are constantly feeding companies with our location data, while understanding very little about how this information is being used.
My dream is to transform this data into beautiful art. Let me tell your story. Every line that you draw on the map has a meaning for you and is connected to a memory.
Every story of your life can be visualized graphically. The way you met your life partner. and all the lines that you had to draw until yours intersected.
The story of your vacations all the places you`ve traveled to.. The story of your family.. with all the lines that every family member drew.. Let your imagination run free… create your own story and let me put it on paper for you.
Surprise your loved one with the graphical story of your love.
Show your child which lines had to be drawn in order for him to be born.
How it works? You describe to me the story that you would like to tell. You show me maps of places that you`ve been to. You tell me if you took a train, a bus, a car, a bike, boat, a horse or if you were there by foot. You tell me how big you want your story to be. You chose the paper type and the technique that you prefer for your Artwork – Black & White or color. And I will do the rest..
Every painting is unique. Every life story is unique.
Lifelines. A Symbiosis between Art and Technology