A phone that can’t be held haunts the museum

An iPhone rests on a shallow step. Its screen glows white, and cartoonish features (eyes and a mouth) appear on the screen in black.
In Haley Bueschlen’s sculpture, an iPhone lurks at the edge of the museum’s central arena

 

An interloper on the steps, a ghost lurks in the phone (or on it)

—Brian

Cell phone scrolls through Instagram, it’s on its side so it’s hard to make out the content—videos and poetry, advertisements, etc. It frustrates me that I can’t hold it in my hand and watch it comfortably.

—Bean

Two views of Haley Bueschlen’s fractured_fag_poetry_2_doom digital.nations.feeds.w..out..logical.vol…

 

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