Marguerite Bobey, Anahita Hekmat, Eleonore Hellio, Edwina Hoël, Lidwine Prolonge, Sandrine Molina, François Martigue, Arnaud Tanguy, Yann Weissgerber, Grégoire Zabé projet prémédité par Grégoire Zabé – complices Eleonore Hellio et Thomas Lucas

 Performance was 10th June 2004 (21h00 / 09:00pm) [GMT +1 - French Time] duration ~60 mins.


The intention of the Temporary Invasion Zone is to invest an existing web3d community using a “troyan horse” action.
All sorts of avatars are spreading out from a central “architecture” and invade, modify, disturb, divert the existing space.
To the “classic” representation modes are added parasites with visual codes taken from minimal, cinetic, abstract, symbolical languages.

We choose the web3d beach of “ados.fr” http://chat.ados.fr/3d community to perform our attack, because of the spatial possibilities that it was offering.

To acces to this web3d community you will need a PC (works best with internet explorer :( ) and the free plugins blaxxun contact and realplayer.


OVNI ( Objet Virtuel Non Identifié / Unidentified Virtual Object ) is a transmediatic ongoing workshop that focuses on virtual shared spaces
(telepresence, virtual worlds 2D/3D). OVNI conducts research that promotes online cooperative and collective experimental art work.
It is open to students from art, design and communication fields.

OVNI is part of the laboratory (Le Laboratoire -> http://www.esad-stg.net/) at the school of visual arts in Strasbourg, France
(Ecole supérieure des arts décoratifs de Strasbourg). The laboratory is open to all forms of art but operates more specifically in the field of
electronic and network-based arts or applies with a critical approach some of the new ways of working and thinking new technologies provide.

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