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COFFEEHOUSE PAINTING
Coffeehouse painting # 1 (related to the series Botpaintings), 2007
C-print on aluminium, acrylic glass, 50 x 50 cm

The IP addresses of the bots are translated into colour codes and form brushstrokes of a server painting routine that generates an image with every 2,500 hits counted. The numerical series of a Google bot from Mountain View, bearing the IP 66.249.76.131, takes on a bright green pixel colour, for instance, by way of the values being translated into the RGB mode: red = 192, green = 168, blue = 44, transparent = 55.