Which of the objects is your favorite piece?
Hands down the SAGE Computer Operators Console. It’s this really angular, grey defense computer built by IBM in the late 1950s with a great big circular yellow screen and a kind of gun utensil to interact with the screen. It’s totally unique and extremely rare. I don’t think any object could sum up my interests so perfectly. It’s been an absolute mission to retouch too. The Computer History Museum in San Francisco kindly let me shoot it – but the thing was behind glass and under a mess of lights, so it’s been very tricky.
These interviews are from the first year. They live in a different format than the other ones above, due to how we made the issues the first year. Selects can be found here.