'Fascinum' Online Live Art

By: varkeychaya - Published: Apr 18, 2008   Updated: Jul 13 2011 • References: unbehagen & vvork
The Fascinum is an example of online art which is live.

The site gives a live update of the news photographs which are most viewed (ranked from 1 to 10) on different national Yahoo portals, in real time. Designed by Christophe Bruno, the Fascinum gives a thumbnail view to what is happening around the world in a format that makes it identifiable as art.

Implications - Making news more approachable than when it's presented as a form of harsh information, this art piece is like the fun way to consume all of those world issues. Stats for The News in Thumbnails Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 2,308 clicks in 423 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: The News In Thumbnails
Related: 55 examples / 42 photos
Segment: Neutral, 35-55
Comparison Set: 20 similar articles, including: 18 hydrogen-powered vehicles, internet-filtering devices, and illusionary framed sofas.