A Rabidly Changing Environment

It's time for the visual tweet, of the hand drawn variety. If we can get the world drawing just think how cool it would be to send visual messages that are truly personal.  Erik Kessels emailed me info about his latest installation at Foam(Photography Museum Amsterdam), he printed the amount of photographs uploaded to Flickr in 24 hours (1 million) and has loaded them into the museum space. His installation photo shows his daughter floating in a sea of images.

Photos and HD video are now becoming standard on phones and the growth of tablets will contribute to new ways of communicating. Drowning in hi-res pictures of every angle of our world, a simply drawn visual message might just be the most novel old idea ever. At least the rates of carpal tunnel syndrome would go down.