Boccioni Calling All

In 1997 the French navy ceased using morse code. The last message in this dying language was the following, emitted over the Altlantic: “Calling all. This is our last cry before our eternal silence.” Using a painting by the Italian futurist Umberto Boccioni, this ultimate morse code message was translated into a moving image form that explores the gap between absolutes, utopias and the limits of archaic technologies.

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