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les memoires auxiliaires


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Face to Facebook, 2011

In this Global Mass Media Hack Performance, Paolo Cirio stole around 1 million profile photos from facebook accounts, using them in custom made web-dating site.
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Redes Vestíveis

Redes Vestíveis is a project by Claudio Bueno that transforms people into nodes of an elastic virtual network, visualized in each person’s mobile phone. By moving through space each participant is able to change the network’s shape or to break it by staying in the same place.

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The Giver of Names, 1991

In this project by David Rokeby, the computer “watches” the objects that the participant places in from of a video camera and attributes them a name from a pre-selected list. The computer outputs its interpretation through a text-to-speech system, constructing small poems that we can listen and read in the monitor available in the installation [...]

DadaBox, 2011

DadaBox is a sound object made by Jifei Ou. By shaking this conic object we are able to randomly mix a sound poem by Kurt Schwitters in a Cadavre exquis style. See video bellow.
Jifei Ou website here
Found at: Creative Applications

dadaBox – making dadaism tangible from jifei ou on Vimeo.

Room racers and Sound machine

This weekend I was at ZKM’s Digital Art Works. The Challenges of Conservation exhibition and without expecting there was at the same time and sharing the same space an exhibition called Car culture where I’ve found these two works featuring cars:

Room Racers from Lieven Van Velthoven is an augmented reality multilplayer car game that asks [...]

delay mirror, 2007

In this work by Kenichi Okada, the spectator is invited to seat at the table and to “dialogue” with a reflection from himself that has 2 seconds of delay.


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Staalhemel – Steel Sky

This installation by Christoph De Boeck transforms brain wave activity into a spatial accoustic manifestation. A headset sends 8 channels of brain wave data that makes small electro mechanical actuators hit the several steel boards suspended on the ceiling. By walking around the spectator is able to hear a subjective soundscape that corresponds to the [...]

Salle d’attente

Last February I visited the Ososphère 2011 exhibition at the Môle Seegmuller in Strasbourg and in between other interesting works that had as common theme the city, a small room near the entrance kept my attention and a big part of my time at the exhibition.
Inside this room that was much like a classic waiting [...]

Atlas of the habitual

Each one of us is now perfectly equiped to enter in contact with someone, to know anykind of information available on the web, to find a “lost” place in the map, to listen to our favorite tunes anytime and anywhere. Although the super powers that technology has given to us over time have their weak [...]

2 works by Caleb Larsen

In Larsen’s $10,000 Sculpture the artist simply uses a dollar bill acceptor hanging on a wall to gather $10.000. The spectator has no access to any kind of rule or instruction and the work is in constant progress until it reaches the $10.000. See project website for full description.

A Tool to Deceive and Slaughter is [...]