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2021

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1502, MTA.me, 2011

This is a 1502.

{
"label_number": "1502",
"title": "MTA.me, 2011",
"description": "Alexander Chen used data from the New York City subway system to generate musical compositions. A plucked string plays when two train paths intersect. Sound by Tim Kahn.",

"tombstone": "Alexander Chen (American, born 1981); Sound by Tim Kahn; 15 seconds; Courtesy of Alexander Chen and Tim Kahn"
}

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