|INPUT FIELD (PASSWORD) PLATES - DINNER AND MOVIES
by Ursula Endlicher | ursenal.net
Input Fields that ask for personal data build the entry point to basically any acitivity and interaction on the Internet. These "fields" - one is required to fill out - collect and submit user data to servers to be stored there forever. In this installation Input Fields are "freed" from this original function and transcend their usual format. They are not taking but giving back to their users, serving the audience with visual poetry and actual food. In Input Field (Password) Plates - Dinner and Movies a dinner table is set with HTML <Input> Tags turned ceramic plates that serve finger-food and movies
Input Field (Password) Plates - Dinner and Movies has been produced for Input Fields Forever, a solo-show by Ursula Endlicher, which was on view at Air Circulation in Bushwick, Brooklyn, from December 13, 2015 until January 24, 2016.
For the preparation of the dishes in Input Field (Password) Plates - Dinner and Movies, several food creators were invited to collaborate on: Johanna Kindvall, Steven Miyao, John Best and others joined in at different times.
The ceramic plates were produced at Byrdcliffe Ceramic Studio in Woodstock, NY in collaboration with Rich Conti.
iPhone and Android set-up in collaboration with Lee Day.
Input Field (Password) Plates - Dinner and Movies is part of a larger context of works that reflects on Input Fields on Websites and Mobile Applications and questions their underlying structures, while transcending their initial functionality and transforming them as Internet "objects" into physical representations.