Question Mark – Descriptions of the Audio Work
Time: 12m 02s
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The main audio part of the artwork comes from a German language reading software. It is controlled by program with a very mechanical voice. The content is news from China reported by German media. The articles are translated into both German and Chinese languages, and read by the mentioned software. Since the software does not recognize Chinese, it turns all Chinese characters into Fragezeichen (Question mark). When the question marks come one after another, it just reflects the understandings of the German media to the China related problems and my understandings to the German language. The background noise is the mechanical sound from Germany as I understand.