Humans are hardwired to seek meaning in things that have no meaning. 'You and We' exploits this tendency, juxtaposing random images and text in a pleasing, animated, Flash environment. The results seem unaccountably intentional. Visitors are invited to upload their own images and text into the 'You and We' database. The software then randomly sorts through the database like a kind of Tristan Tzara-bot, culling source material and dynamically displaying it in real time. Try as I might, I still can't view this piece without reading it as a purposeful narrative. - Curt Cloninger
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by Sofia Leiby & Jaakko Pallasvuo on Mar 27th, 2015