Stutterer

Craighead, A. and Thomson, J. 2016. Stutterer. The Sanger Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridge

TitleStutterer
CreatorsCraighead, A. and Thomson, J.
Description

Stutterer is an instructional artwork – a poetry machine that uses the human genome like a music score to play back a self-assembling video montage spanning the thirteen years it took the Human Genome Project to complete the first documented human DNA sequence. The four nucleotide bases of a DNA strand are represented by the letters T, A, G and C and Stutterer plays (or will play – if it were to run continuously for more than sixty years) all 3.2 billion letters representing the human genome, where each letter becomes a word plucked by the artists from an English language television broadcast made sometime between 1990 and 2003

Date2016
EventStutterer
Keywordsstutterer, art, digital art, sanger, genome, wellcome, craighead, thomson
Web address (URL)http://publicengagement.wellcomegenomecampus.org/events/stutterer
http://www.thomson-craighead.net/stutterer.html

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