„From 1994 — when the Japanese invented them — till now, QR codes have been used for many purposes that have no immediate affinity with the original aim they were used for. In 2008, for instance, La Pluma Eléctri*k, an art collective based in Madrid, decided to use QR codes as a modular element for their art. The QR code was formerly created to facilitate the access to digital information data (in fact, QR stands for Quick Response) — it is a bridge between the analog and the digital world, an interface with a hidden message that lies in a virtual reality. Using them as contemporary hieroglyphics, the artists started to wheat-paste these codes on the streets or in any city’s surface, leaving people the curiosity to discover what the QR want to tell us. But in the end, the message is that there is no message […]“ Hier gehts zum Beitrag.
Bild: a Pluma Eléctri*k