“Breaking News” deals with the concept of everyday news stories and our perception of and relation to that concept.
“Breaking News” takes everyday news headlines and positions them against personal news stories told by spectators via sms facilities. Both – headlines and people’s stories are published and visually manifested as dynamic elements constructing together a picture – in this case a landscape. News headlines from various rss feeds create waves and sea; text messages sent by spectators bring to
live small, animated elements which “populate” this landscape, making it more lively and interesting. Those elements carry those sent text messages: people’s personal stories.In order to keep this landscape populated – spectators must actively interact with this image. Otherwise the “population” will die out, and there will be nothing but sea of unreadable headlines stories from broadcasters