The Degenerative Press

Material and dramatic gestures, such as burning a physical book, call for dramatic responses. But what happens when we move to a digital environment and censorship becomes "invisible”?

An algorithm has been developed to explore mutability of the written word on-screen. In a second, a classic is hacked in its integrity, words are repositioned altering the text’s message and meaning. The process happens randomly so that the result may be different every time the page is reloaded.

An example:

Gone with the Wind: After all, tomorrow is another day!

Gone with the Morning: After all, tomorrow is another party!

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