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Coiled LED, Video, different media.
Semaphore is a telegraphy system conveying information at a distance by means of visual signals with hand-held flags. Semaphore was popular in the maritime world in the 19th century. It is still used for emergency communication.
The word Semaphore appears divided into 9 letters in 3 lines.
In the video, signals appear in fixed cycles. Each signal represents a single letter combined into a message: "A poor sea poem".
This work deals with the dominance of poetic gesture over the Semaphore's original function- the efficient transfer of data.
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