Filter | Watch Your Language
We live in a world of accelerating technological change. The Internet has transformed not only how we receive information, but also the structure and content of that information. As we attempt to keep up, new demands are placed on the words we use to express these emerging realities. Paraphrased, the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis states that the language one uses shapes how one thinks or acts. That language creates both clarity and obstruction. "Filter" is comprised of five panels of text laser-cut from felt, with each panel showcasing words from a unique language subculture.