The Value of Art

Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau2012


Montreal, Canada

The Value of Art is a group of interactive paintings that deal with the attention economy and value creation in the world of art. Thermal printer and sensors can measure the exact time visitors spend in front of the painting. An initial value, including costs and expenses, is printed at the beginning of each exhibition. The value of the painting increases the more time visitors spend admiring it, laying bare the process of the creation of value with a work of art


  • Title: The Value of Art
  • Creator: Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau
  • Date Created: 2012
  • Location: Arsenal Contemporary Art
  • Subject Keywords: Contemporary Digital Art, New Media Art, Interactive Painting
  • Rights: @GRIDSPACE

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