Eye II / "One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words"


Computer-processed photograph
General Electric GE-645, Stromberg-Carlson S-C 4020 microfilm recorder
Programmed by Suzanne L. Hanauer
Produced at Bell Telephone Laboratories

‘Each of the 16.384 picture points […] is represented by a single letter or space from the phrase ‘One Picture is worth a thousand words’, repeated over and over again. Each letter is exposed from one to forty times […].’ [Schroeder, 1969 (ACM), p. 99]

Source: [Rosen, 2011]

Created 1968
Artwork Type: photograph

photograph, b/w

Photo prints from microfilm
61 × 51.5 cm

Rights: ["MSU":Institution@164], Zagreb