Physical Scrollbars

Van Mensvoort
August 20th 2011

physical scrollbars

Scrollbars is a series of installations and physical scrollbar-representations created by Dutch artist Jan Robert Leegte. According to the artist, most of us consider the scrollbar to be a virtual object - but in use it triggers reactions such as frustration, which suggests a subconscious acceptance of the inherent "reality" of these objects.

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Posted 20/08/2011 – 15:26

In memoriam of Scrollbars (1973?-20 July 2011) dead in a quarrel involving plunkers with poking fingers and capacitative screens.

Posted 18/08/2006 – 16:58


Should men be able to give birth to children?

Joyce Nabuurs: To me this question seems to be a logical next step in the emancipation movement of the past century. More and more women entered the workspace, but the responsibility for pregnancy and childrearing remained female.

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