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March 11, 2003 7:34 AM   Subscribe

"Listening Post," on now at the Whitney Museum, gathers conversational snippets from thousands of chat rooms and bulletin boards, structures them according to word counts, common phrases and other criteria and then displays them on a grid of more than 200 small rectangular electronic screens. Last week's New Yorker admired the resulting "found poems": "Duct tape and plastic for the White House duct tape, and water in the bathtub, eheh hmmm...."
posted by capiscum (3 comments total)

 
Can I get a double?
posted by The Jesse Helms at 7:54 AM on March 11, 2003


wah! i did a past week search...didn't know it was that old of a project. apologies.
posted by capiscum at 8:17 AM on March 11, 2003


Also this closed on Sunday. Cool though.
posted by davidfg at 8:17 AM on March 11, 2003


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