CODE IS ART THAT DOES SOMETHING (2015-2016)

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inkjet print on fine art paper | 17x21in | ed of 64 | Julio M. Romero | Berkeley California  | 2015

“Web startups are made from two things: the people and the code. People make the code and the code makes people rich. Code is like a poem, it must meet certain structural requirements, and yet out of this structure can be art. But the code is an art that does something. This assembly is something new from nothing but an idea…” 

from

‘How YAHOO killed FLICKR and lost the internet’

by Mat Honan (Gizmodo, May 05 2012)

Drawing inspired by the words on the article cited above. Digitized version of an original made with pencil and ink pens.  Color palette based on iOS and Android IDE’s, edition limited to 64 reproductions.

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