Retooling

Arya Tabandehpoor

In computer science, a hexadecimal (also base 16 or hex) numeral system is employed. It uses sixteen distinct symbols, most often the symbols 0–9 to represent values zero to nine, and A–F (or alternatively a–f) to represent values ten to fifteen.

I opened this series in a raw data processor and took a picture of their numeric values. Then I put them into a machine that used to function as a part of a photo printing machine. By doing that, I combined the remains of a printing machine with a raw data processor, reconstructing my image that was a part of the city.

Arya Tabandehpoor, Untitled, from “Retooling” series, Printed Photograph on Transparent Sheet, Metal Frame, Stepper Motor, Arduino Board, Drivers, Wires, Switch, Ball Bearing, Screws, Power Adaptor, Roller, Double-Sides Glue Rail, Belt, 32.5 x 38 x 5 cm, Unique edition of 7, 2018
Arya Tabandehpoor, “Retooling” series, Installation View, 2018
Arya Tabandehpoor, “Retooling” series, Installation View, 2018
Arya Tabandehpoor, Untitled, from “Retooling” series, Printed Photograph on Transparent Sheet, Metal Frame, Stepper Motor, Arduino Board, Drivers, Wires, Switch, Ball Bearing, Screws, Power Adaptor, Roller, Double-Sides Glue Rail, Belt, 32.5 x 38 x 5 cm, Unique edition of 7, 2018
Arya Tabandehpoor, “Retooling” series, Installation View, 2018