Keith M. Francis

let's vote

transformation

the new language

destinations unknown

connections

nuclear proliferation

The New Language

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April 2015

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Paper, Acid free foam core, wooden picture frame and glass

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13 X 17 X 1.5 in | 330 X 432 X 38 mm

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Mixed Media

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Contemporary Art

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“The New Language” examines internet acronyms, text message jargon, abbreviations, initalisms, cyber slang SMS code and textese. Acronyms have always been a part of computer culture, and have since spawned into a new worldwide form of communication.

 

The cryptic looking code is hand cut from an old Webster’s Dictionary page, and displayed on a raised black background and placed into a black picture frame.

 

 

Data

Context

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