»Grube und Pendel (textgenerierte Maschine)« by Otto Beckmann | i |
creators: Otto Beckmann
title: Grube und Pendel (textgenerierte Maschine)
year: 1983

metal, bones, bell jar

collections: Collection D. D. Dopotopoffs

22,5 × 25 × 38 cm

“Grube und Pendel” is part of the series “neo‐magical objects of cultism”, which included several “text-generated machines”. “The highlight of this period are Beckmann’s text‐generated machines representing a synthesis of algorithm, mystics, mobility, and intermediality: machines in action as dynamic metaphor of the algorithmic, their demoniac impact on man, and the indication of this though literary quotes.” [Archiv Otto Beckmann, n. d.]

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