BEACON. A new on-line artwork by Thomson & Craighead, 2005.
At 00.00hrs on January 1st 2005 an automated beacon began broadcasting
on the web at:
The beacon continuously relays selected live web searches as they are
being made around the world, presenting them back in series and at
The beacon has been instigated to act as a silent witness: a feedback
loop providing a global snapshot of ourselves to ourselves in
real-time. As resources become available,