Punchcards pixels

Paper Pixels is a manually controlled display with a resolution of 8 x 8 pixels. Each pixel is illuminated from behind by white Christmas tree lights and can be controlled by holes punched into slips of paper as in pianolas or a punchcard computers.


In contrast to the computer punchcards of the 1960s, Paper Pixels converts information saved in holes directly into light. 36 tracks on the paper strip control each pixel individually.

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Author: Aram Bartholl.
Also by Bartholl: Bits on Location.