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COLOUR CHART PAINTING
COLOUR CHART PAINTING (VERBALE), 2007
Ink-jet on canvas, 180 x 320 cm

COLOUR CHART PAINTING is a sort of cartographic painting that turns the analytic results of WORD MAP into the material of images. The term entered becomes the image title of an algorithmic painting that generates the data landscapes of the Internet. In keeping with the logics of charts and the tradition of colour field painting the number of hits determines the percentage of the image area taken up. The colour combinations are based on the national colours of the respective countries.