Tracing paper, pen ink, Processing code, single channel video (2:40)
5 outside drawings: 22″ x 120″, 1 inside drawing: 22″ x 169″
Scroll’s cascading forms are derived from a delicate, improvised, quintessentially 21st century dance: the measured movements of a finger on a smooth, flat interface. Flowing, intricate lines lend appropriately complex shapes to the subtle, yet powerful gestures we use to impress ourselves upon the world. The digital era may be so named not for its foundation in ones and zeros, but for its reliance on anatomical digits—our fingers.