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Revelation 1.0

Revelation 1.0 is a net art project that looks at the aesthetic armature of the Amnesty USA web site by stripping away its text and graphics, leaving only blocks of color and photographic images. It uses open source technology (a Perl script) to uncover a latent aesthetic opportunity in the Amnesty site: a very quiet and beautiful geometrical ground for photographic images that are by turns prosaic and haunting. This is not a Hans Haake-style institutional critique. It is, rather, an attempt to bring the Amnesty site