Sequence of stills from 24hr Coverage Tim Plaisted (2001)

Software process for television output
(daily repetition of the new => buffered perpetual now)


Television, San Mateo (April 30 - May 21, 2001)
MAAP Festival (October 12 - 14, 2001)


NAVA profile (10/01)
IDEATION (03/02)

24hr Coverage

Tim Plaisted 2001

The work seeks to address how the conventions of commercial television news may effect the public sphere, specifically the effect on public discouse when rhetoric is tailored for the sound-bite, and the effect on public memory when the fast pace of the bulletins means that items are presented outside of their contextual history.

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MANY Thanks to the Chris Fitzpatrick and Kim Machan.