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Michael Takeo Magruder

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Events that usually stream towards us in a rapid, undifferentiated flow become moments of quiet contemplation that can be viewed and re-viewed in one’s own time. The user can apply an array of colored filters, like gels used on theater sets-one can, in fact, choose to view events ‘through rose-tinted glasses.’ Depending on the color, the moving image either partially obscures or reveals the ‘truth’, i.e. word. One can choose to literally tone down the rhetoric, or inflame the masses. One filter filters out the others […] Anton Foudimov, Digital Visions 2004, 05/2004