"[...] In fact the theory behind the project asserts that the economic models influence the processes and not the opposite. The schemes through which people read the world and the harmony of the systems, remind Dante Alighieri and the sound of the celestial spheres, as well as the human desire of perfection. But who has not yet dismissed the Dantesque model?" (Valentina Culatti about this project)
Adam Smith's metaphor for the ideal self-regulation of economy has its obvious and less obvious career in the arts and sciences. A theoretical paper and sound installation follow a trace of its displacement. (A lecture and a code art work by Renate Wieser and Julian Rohrhuber, presented at readme)
- An mpeg film of the program ('Invisible Hand Machine') is ready for download here
- The publication is available here
- The swiki page gives some further information.