Sol Lewitt; Custom Software + Mechanical Turk (2008)

Custom software recreates a Sol LeWitt drawing. The software also posts instructions on Amazon.com’s Mechanical Turk. Human workers execute the drawings online based on the instructions. The workers are paid 5¢ for each drawing. The software then assembles the Mechanical Turk drawings in a grid. The software drawings and the Mechancial Turk drawings are presented side by side.

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Custom software recreates a Sol LeWitt drawing. The software also posts instructions on Amazon.com’s Mechanical Turk. Human workers execute the drawings online based on the instructions. The workers are paid 5¢ for each drawing. The software then assembles the Mechanical Turk drawings in a grid. The software drawings and the Mechancial Turk drawings are presented side by side.

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