Technology Initativerti@lowtech.orgIn 1998 over 1 million PCs are scheduled to be dumped by British businesses. As it stands most of this equipment will end up in landfills. Artists are the ideal people to experiment with redundant technology. While the rest of us may find that old computers won't do the tasks we want them to, artists can investigate playfully and be creative with what the machines can do, rather than being frustrated by what they can't.RTI is a new, non-profit arts organisation based in Sheffield
England. It has a simple basis-- it lets artists loose with
redundant computer equipment discarded by business and industry,
then exhibits the best of what they create with it.

Redundant Technology Initiative challenges the idea that you can only be creative with the latest