As the viewer enters a forest of telephone poles, sound crackles and travels across transfomers to wires. Organic versus man-made transmission is intertwined. It becomes apparent that our inorganic modes of communication have grown increasingly busy and tangled.

Wire wrapped around a mushroom



Ian Butterfield,  Art, and Technology - concept, storyboards, modeling, animation, lighting, compositing
David Idemoto, CSE - particles, animation, layout
Jenny Macy, Department of design - additional modeling


Desolate landscape with wires
Wires around telephone poll


For more information: http://accad.osu.edu/~ibutterf/yank/ [Coming Soon!]

Completed in 2002.

Wire wrapped around a mushroom
Telephone poll with wires

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