Immediacy, Archive, and Life: Two Works by Martin John Callanan

An interesting text about two of my works, I am Still Alive and I Wanted to See All of the News From Today

… in choosing “I am still alive” as the message sent to unwitting participants, Callanan has brilliantly honed the basic sentiment in every message that we send or profile update we make. Every message may as well say “I am still alive” since that message is the function of all such communication. Not just an odd phrase to rouse curiosity, the message is crafted to make the recipients aware of the medium itself…

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