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P-122, "scratch code", computer generated algorithmic plotter drawing, ink on paper, 50cm x 50cm, 1972

© 1972 by Manfred Mohr

About the algorithm:
Lines touching the horizontal base line are associated to the numbers 0-9.
Lines which do not touch the horizontal base line and therefore are between 2 vertical lines are associated to the letters of the alphabet A-Z.
In P122 letters and numbers are chosen randomly, thus creating a random text.

First published:
Catalog Manfred Mohr, "Drawings Dessins Zeichnungen Dibujos", Galerie Weiller, Paris and Galerie Gilles Gheerbrant, Montreal, 1974    (catalog and shows)

About the work:
A drawing from this program is in the collection of the Fondation Guy & Myriam Ullens, Geneva, Switzerland