• View of “Brigitte Kowanz,” 2015. Photo: Rudolf Strobl.

    View of “Brigitte Kowanz,” 2015. Photo: Rudolf Strobl.

    Brigitte Kowanz

    Krobath | Wien

    Morse code is a method of transmitting letters and digits via acoustic or radio signals, by translating them into a sequence of mechanical or optical impulses. Over the years, many artists have taken up this tool, with a focus on its communicative side: for instance, Cerith Wyn Evans, who has relayed everything from philosophical treatises and excerpts from novels to poems via light-transmitting objects, such as extravagant crystal chandeliers. Others have mobilized heavier equipment; among these is Craig Morrison, who have employed laser beams to broadcast messages of gratitude to the code

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