Temporary Housing for the Despondent Virtual Citizen, 2000, computer and video installation
Commissioned by O.K Center for Contemporary Art in Linz, Austria, this installation is an environment for the technophobe, technofile and tech-inept. The installation is comprised of numerous elements, including a patchboard intercom system, a surveillance-themed café, a vending machine, an arcade game, a coffee machine to bring beginners up to speed, and a sculpture garden with leashed mobile units with adjustable antennas, strobe lights, magic 8 ball interface and single channel video "Are you still blam?".
Temporary Housing for the Despondent Virtual Citizen is travelling to ICA Philadelphia, opening September 15, 2000.