Message : Greeting
Location: Seveso, IT
Showcased in the online group show “Endgame”.
The installation addresses the general concept of miscommunication, focusing on how it is created and where it comes from. Particularly it reflects on the “Mathematical Theory of Communication” whose three principal problems lie at the basis of the piece. The work revolves around the texts “A Mathematical Theory of Communication” by Claude E. Shannon and “Recent contribution to the Mathematical Theory of Communication” by Warren Weaver.
The work also witness the shifting in our ways of communicating with each other during lockdown, which increases the chances of misunderstanding, and is build upon a series of questionnaires that have been filled by people across the world during this unique historical time.