Two Hundred and Sixteen Colors

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Two hundred and sixteen colors. A participative internet based work by Manuel Fernández, is a visual project articulated through social participation on the Internet.
Draws a parallel between the modernist grid and the system of representation of digital images by pixels, explores the possibilities of social participation as a generator of abstract meaning through the study of the interaction of color, in a mass exquisite corpse way.
The project uses a secure web color palette of 8 bits which consists of 216 colors, the color system's native browser.
The formats used in the production of pieces, have the proportion of screen resolutions available for personal computers.
The users will provide content in the same way they do by leaving a comment on a social networking or blogging, creating the different pieces of the project.
With the information gathered by the application, i will produce a series of large paintings, a piece for screen monitoring the real-time participation of the users, and a series of graphic prints.
Manuel Fernández. 2011.