8 Translations

Zach Poff
Zach Poff is a New York area digital media artist, educator, and maker-of-things. Through his artwork, teaching, and software he examines the tremendous opportunities and challenges that arise from the translation of our experiences into “information”. His recent work has been focused on how traditional broadcasting reverberates into digital media and influences notions of an emerging post-broadcast discourse."8 Translations" contains eight brief windows into the world of unintentional electromagnetic emissions. The sources include cellular phones, computer equipment, natural atmospheric radio, and the reflections of light off of the wings of flies.