Pantone Process Cyan
The presentation of Pantone Process Cyan at ACI comprised three interrelated elements:
Climax The video 'Climax'
consists of material filmed by the artists which is grouped under specific
headings (e.g. night scenes, seascapes, city architecture, etc.). The
sections relate to the cinematic construction of a climax presenting possible
scenes that precede an unseen dénouement. Without the harrowing
narrative of the 'PPC Soundscape', however, these images might be nothing
more than screensavers.
PPC Soundscape The montage presents a complex overlaying of newsreels, pieces of music and film dialogue. Like an audio kaleidoscope the 'Soundscape' provides a shifting frame for the video 'Climax'. Both soundscape and video supplement each other and offer changing combinations of meaning. The effect is similar to that which arises if one turns off the sound of the TV and instead listens to the radio or some CDs: suddenly some hidden meaning emerges that cannot be explained by either one of the elements.
PPC Map The 'Map' brings
together some of the underlying concerns of Eichelmann, Schweiger and
Rust and has been developed in collaboration with London based graphic
designer Nicole Kapitza. The 'PPC Map' offers information on the effects
of digitalisation on architecture, perception and capitalism. It presents
a more detailed account of some of the topics that are mentioned in the