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The Market Testament (2011)
The Market Testament broke into the inner architecture of an office block and ran the building's lighting system via a data feed conversion of the day's stock market activity. The piece makes clear the relationship between data and how it materialises in the physical world - the office a product of 80's capital liberalism, since abandoned in the stock crash of 2008.
"Colin Hodson's welcome creative surprise simultaneously responded to the global and invigorated the local cultural context." - Martin Patrick
"Hope Is Not About What We Expect", Martin Patrick essay at Letting Space.