Poetry, Painting, and Binary Art
Using two different sized squares, Sai Sriskandarajah’s “The Waste Land” translates the TS Elliot poem into a machine-readable aesthetic. Departing from the industry standard ASCII subset of Unicode encoding, the artist has devised his own five-digit binary representation of the alphabet. Without set dimensions, this binary artwork may be displayed with a near-limitless number of renderings.
From the WRT: Writers Response Theory Blog