The Graph as Landscape…

JULIAN OLIVER, 2008.
“The Graph as Landscape”
From The Aotearoa Digital Arts Reader, ed. Brennan and Ballard, 2008.

Oliver discusses the development and reception of Packet Garden, a ‘walk in graph’ that uses the metaphor of terrain. Through Packet Garden, users can generate a garden each day that becomes “a personalisation of the unseen life of the network”, producing interesting and unexpected user behaviours and reactions to the project.

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