Au delà de 1m/s

 3500,00 Excl. Taxes

Albertine Meunier has been practicing so-called digital art since 1998, and is particularly inclined to use the Internet as raw material. She defines herself as a Net artist, which is not necessarily her artistic net value. This mildly obsolete expression—a Net artist is, quite simply, an artist of her time—helps to give her a human face, far from the coldness of digital machines. Read More

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Beyond 1m/s physically illustrates the speed of the Internet. In order to measure this speed, the installation queries Google in real-time every 30 seconds with the phrase “I think”. Like a water wheel, the Internet sets things in motion. The marbles slip into the gears and are released on a metal chute according to the speed measured online, or more precisely, the speed at which the phrase is published on the Internet. The marbles rattle against each other, creating a rhythm, a tempo as they fall. Thus, the Internet marvelously reveals the speed of each Netizen’s thoughts and actions. And what if the actual upheavals of the world were the signs of these micro-actions transformed into energy?”


« For nothing comes into being, nor, yet, does anything perish, but there is mixture and separation of things that are » (Clazomenae Anaxagoras). In other words: « Nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed » (Lavoisier).

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Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 17 x 17 x 32 cm

Albertine Meunier






Connected Object, Mixed Media

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Connected Art, Dada Art, Data Art