by Aram Bartholl

All the data you want at your finger tips!

5 micro SD cards glued to finger nails, total capacity 128 GB, curated digital content Aram Bartholl, 2016

Post-Snowden Nails is a set of five micro SDcards glued to the finger nails of one hand. Each card contains a different set of data which can be accessed with the help of a SD-card-USB adapter. The data finger nail plugs directly into a computer USB port (or phone), in some cases an extension cable might be useful.

Live Linux OS. A full operating system on a thumb nail. This is a real thumb drive! 2 GB.

6000 books of Henry Warwicks offline Library "Alexandria Project", also see "The radical Tactics of the Offline Library", 32 GB.

A collection of more than 66.000 computer viruses from the virus archive collective VX Heaven, 7 GB.

The full data base of All Dead Drops which have been made since 2010 and the content of the the five original Dead Drops which were exhibited at the MoMA in 2011, 6.5 GB.

The full english Wikipedia including the offline reader Kiwix to browse some of the 5 million articles offline. 62 GB.

Make your own offline nails today!
How to:

1. Get micro SD cards of your choice

2. Sand the nail and the backside of the card

2. Glue the card to your nail with nail tip glue or just super glue

4. Get a USB - micro SD card adapter which fits on the card

5. Connect your nail to your computer or phone.

6. A USB extension cable is recommended.