“We are radiotropes. Just as other lifeforms orientate themselves in response to the sun’s radiation, many contemporary human behaviours are shaped by electromagnetic landscapes and signal topographies.
Open Flame is a router paired with a candle. To bring up this network the candle must be lit and when it is blown out, the network disappears.
These devices are examples of eccentric engineering. Eccentric engineering asks questions of how we design the everyday technologies that sustain us. It is a provocation for thinking about infrastructures as negotiations with non-human organisms and systems, rather than as exclusively human services.”
<3 “POSITIVE / NEGATIVE”