Digital Vexations, Swiss Institute
Digital Vexations, 2005
Audio installation with iPod, vintage radio, 19 hours duration

As part of the group exhibition 'Do You Like Stuff?', curated by Gabrielle Giattino at Swiss Institute, New York in 2005, Digital Vexations was presented as an FM micro-broadcast, the iPod transmitting to a transistor radio that was placed at the foot of a column a short distance away. The radio was a vintage Braun 510, designed by Dieter Rams in the 1960s. Rams is cited as a major influence by iPod designer, Jonathan Ive, which added another layer to the piece's play on obsolescence and repetition.