evan roth: multi touch finger paintings
 
evan roth: multi touch finger paintings evan roth: multi touch finger paintings
sep 13, 2011

evan roth: multi touch finger paintings

‘multi-touch finger paintings’ by evan roth image © evan roth

american artist and researcher evan roth has created a series of images that map the movement of routine tasks performed on an ipod touch. entitled ‘multi-touch finger paintings’, the activities include checking twitter to reading the front page of the new york times online. simple and candid, roth utilized tracing paper and an ink pad – black for the right hand, red for the left – to delineate the altogether modern practice. by combining notions of new technology with the elementary method of finger painting, the resulting project explores everyday behaviour in an effective and creative manner.

‘slide to unlock’ ink and tracing paper 2.3” x 4.4” paris, 2011 image © evan roth

‘12,345 + 6,789=’ ink and tracing paper 2.3” x 4.4” paris, 2011 image © evan roth

‘launch twitter. check twitter. close twitter.’ ink and tracing paper 2.3” x 4.4” paris, 2011 image © evan roth

‘sent from a device with tiny keys’ ink and tracing paper 2.3” x 4.4” paris, 2011 image © evan roth

‘hello world’ ink and tracing paper 2.3” x 4.4” paris, 2011 image © evan roth

‘launch mail. read mail. close mail.’ ink and tracing paper 2.3” x 4.4” paris, 2011 image © evan roth

‘launch browser. navigate to nytimes.com. read front page. close browser.’ ink and tracing paper 2.3” x 4.4” paris, 2011 image © evan roth

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  • perfect!!

    steven says:
  • …yes… genial!!…

    Dario says:
  • hmmm a little tedious.

    Jim says:
  • What an original idea!

    rachel adams says:
  • Original yes, necessary…

    Sam Hardwick says:
  • nice

    kulle mhelba says:
  • What a bland world it would be if only ‘necessary’ art was created. What would that look like? What would we learn?

    OmiOmiO says:
  • who knew there was a form of art lower than fingerpainting..traced fingerpainting! bravo!

    kal says:

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