JULIAN OLIVER, 2008.
“The Graph as Landscape”
From The Aotearoa Digital Arts Reader, ed. Brennan and Ballard, 2008.
Oliver discusses the development and reception of Packet Garden, a ‘walk in graph’ that uses the metaphor of terrain. Through Packet Garden, users can generate a garden each day that becomes “a personalisation of the unseen life of the network”, producing interesting and unexpected user behaviours and reactions to the project.