ZKM one-liner

An antique statue of a man around which a virtual ribbon with lettering winds.
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ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medien Karlsruhe

»ZKM one-liner« is an app that lets the user draw in space. It is possible to generate various shapes with a ribbon bearing the words »Seasons of Media Arts«, then record videos of the resulting 3D drawings, and either share them on social media or send them to ZKM.

The app lets the user augment and modify reality, leaving a virtual mark in it. Like many other projects created by Zachary Lieberman, »ZKM one-liner« exploits the generative powers of code, but rather than leading to a pre-defined artwork, it offers an interactive, sharable experience. The app causes a clash of actual and virtual properties, challenging human agency within and perceptions of surrounding space.

»ZKM one-liner« is based on the app »Weird Type«, and was commissioned for »Seasons of Media Arts. City of Participative Visions«, a program of education and art events and a series of installations – in both public space and augmented reality – throughout the city of Karlsruhe.

Download ZKM one-liner

25,2 MB, requires iOS 11.0 or later
Production / Corporation / Exhibition
ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe

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