151 // MA-P / Research / Barcode
Within a group discussion, we talked about possible icons and symbols for the modern society and the current capitalist system. As a result, we came up with the idea to use a barcode-like structure or similar elements for the depiction of money and consumption. While having a look into a book about patterns, I found a picture showing a room full of barcode-lines:
The artist of this piece is called Scott Blake and on his website there a a lot barcode-related works as well as very nice interactive applications (also based on the simplified shapes of a barcode).
In addition to that, there are really lots of different projects on his website, a bit nerdy, but very nice again:
Have a look:http://www.barcodeart.com