Wietske Nutma

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Creature of Wietske Nutma

Given the speed and ease of digital communication, we are presented merely with a facade. Not only does the facade hide a mountain of mediation, it makes communication seem simple and frictionless. We are surrounded by a network that none of us notice but all of us use. Wietske Nutma traces the route of a single text message between sender and receiver. She gives an account of its intimacy, the time and distance of its travel, narrating us through the rules and infrastructures that govern our means of communication.

Do you read me?! Do you read me?!

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