FL20 / Time-Travel Capsule / Printed

An adaptation of Jussi Parikka’s essay, “Malware as Operational Art: On the If/Then of Geopolitics and Tricksters,” from Het Nieuwe Instituut’s 2019 exhibition, Malware: Symptoms of Viral Infection.

The use of San Francisco references the visual language of Apple products, whereas Apple Chancery embodies the sprawl of weeds and hints at contagion. A condensed Authentic Sans ties this all together, both highlighting important questions and inviting the reader to reconsider what a book can be—as seen in the front cover, which seeks to act as a billboard.

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