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a timeline in video, this encompasses the timeframe between 1945 & 1998.

It is a comparison between the US space program & the invention & growth of the internet. Both streams of history have their birth due to the end of World War 2, and the resulting invention of the atomic bomb & the related cold war…
In the timeline, as the space program continues in the background, almost unnoticed but two events, the globe spinning in the center of the composition resolves from an image to textual representation of fragmented locations, removed from their actual places… In the video, the points of interest are communicated via text & animation, the spacerace communicated via image and audio…

The timeline also incorporates the images of MIT scientist, Harold Edgerton. While time has exponetially sped up since WW2, his images provided clarity of the unseeable…
a quicktime of “Reactions” is available on this page.

The title sequence, intertext & end credits use my typeface; empire…
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