Original Computer Program
which generates sentences.
Projected Light Work designed for The Old County Court, Wolverhampton,
Commissioned in 1998, the
work was made and currently exists as an interactive program.
The sale of the host building in 1999, resulted in this work remaining
unrealised as an exterior light sculpture.
The pediment is a holding
bay for letters. Selected letters move downwards over the
upper pillars, where they are unscrambled into recognisable
words. Assembled words slide down over the pedestals, forming
sentences on the central frieze. The grammatical relationship
of the words is restricted to the rules of English, but the specific
words are chosen at random by the program.