We live in an age where art and the internet have a strange relationship.
On one hand, the two are inevitably intertwined, as art on the internet -- whether an original or a reproduction -- is abundant. Yet, on the other, the internet -- ridden with likes, comments and a constant stream of external information -- clutters the experience of viewing art.
But "Electric Objects" aims to change this -- that is, by building a computer that will merge the two, enabling us to bring internet art into our homes, seamlessly.
"There's more art on the Internet than in every gallery and museum on Earth," Electric Objects CEO Jake Levine writes. "But many of these beautiful objects are trapped. They’re trapped inside of devices like our phones, our tablets, our TVs, our laptops... So we wanted to make a new way to bring art from the Internet into your home."
The video above introduces us to the device that does just that. Called EO1, it's a framed high-definition screen and integrated computer that can hang on the wall, creating the perfect hybrid display space for digital masterpieces, that is programmable via your phone.
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