“Colon Dash Forward Slash” — an interactive computer installation — is basically a “silent montage of punctuation emoticons which pause and speak when a gallery visitor steps on a welcome mat”. Video after the jump.

This interactive video installation pairs emoticons with human statements written and collected by Foley and emitted by computer generated voices. The installation was facilitated with the help of programmer John Maloney, and was designed in Scratch, a new programming language

“Colon Dash Forward Slash” — an interactive computer installation — is basically a “silent montage of punctuation emoticons which pause and speak when a gallery visitor steps on a welcome mat”. Video after the jump.

This interactive video installation pairs emoticons with human statements written and collected by Foley and emitted by computer generated voices. The installation was facilitated with the help of programmer John Maloney, and was designed in Scratch, a new programming language