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digitalrecycling

online digital data recycling center

2002
Flash + PHP

Digitalrecycling is a web based project created between 2001 and 2002.

Digitalrecycling is a tool created to promote and facilitate the concept of remix / sampling to various art forms (video, graphic design, writing, etc...), by (re)using and remixing others digital trash: unwanted data.


How it works?

User can upload digital waste.

Files are sorted by type (like a recycling factory separate waste).

Users can upload and download digital waste to the dump section.

Users can upload and download remixed works in the recycled artwork section. 

Serve as a resource center as well as a publishing platform.


Aims?

Create a community: The Social media of digital garbage remixers...

Explore Database as way to tell a story (ref. Lev Manovich: Database as a Symbolic form)

Exploration of Media Archaeology.

Reflect on future and conservation of digital data.

A way to engage critically with copyright by exploring with file sharing as an art form.


So before emptying your trash bin, consider sharing.

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