How to materialize invisible data, inherent to wireless communication protocols?
Béatrice Lartigue, Lab212
ISDAT, Toulouse, FRA
WiFi, "Wireless Fidelity" refers to a set of communication protocols used for wireless data transmission within a computer network.
"Wireless communication is thus invading our functional space. Some people speak of an ambient network, like the ambient air, in which we are immersed."
This workshop aims to:
. Question the uses and properties of communication protocols - such as WiFi
. Question the materiality of non-visible phenomena as an artistic potential.
Through the discovery and experimentation of programming environments and languages - such as Arduino:
. Introduction to electronics (concept, board, electronics, programming language, libraries, online resources...)
. Realization of a prototype of real-time in-situ WiFi network tracking.
The final objective is:
. The conceptualisation and materialisation in space of the captured data (via the functional prototype, or open source databases), through the achievement of a tangible device (paper model, sound, light...).