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Wonder Twins

Wonder Twins Jesse Harrod asked Lisi Raskin a question about the relationship between color and affect. This tongue in cheek prompt (that Raskin couldn’t help but take at face value,) generated a four-minute sound file that Harrod “interpreted” through a series of drawings that playfully and respectfully take the piss out of Raskin’s ability to synthesize information in an impromptu fashion. In the resulting animation, the performance of “language privilege” paired with the performance of “drawing chops” creates a fulcrum that allows the artists to imperfectly communicate about the impossible task of physicalizing and demystifying class-loaded, abstract concepts.