'TESTED: vaio road test' (paula roush, teresa paiva and maria lusitano) is a remake of 'royal road test,' 1967 (mason williams, ed ruscha and patrick blackwell). 'vaio road test' documents the throwing of a laptop from a moving car and the aftermath.
"In a spell of écriture automatique the machine embraced her destiny: kiss my code goodbye, the keyboard typed away as she joined the ancestry of dead media."
"The dead media upgrade to 'royal road test' "
Date: Sunday, September 2012
Time: 5: 07 P.M.
Place: Effra Road 2nd Right Turn (Cul-de-Sac)
travelling South West to Brixton, Tulse Hill London
Speed: 30 m.p.h
TESTED: vaio road test, installation views, The Ed Show, Digital Art Gallery London South Bank University, London UK
THE ED SHOW
At a critical moment of photographic art education in the UK, The Ed Show asks:
What can be gained from looking back into the self-publishing world of Ed Ruscha?
black & white on cream uncoated paper
high-gloss laminated softcover