LPDT2: La plissure du texte 2

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Ayiter, Elif and Glasauer, Stefan and Moswitzer, Max (2013) LPDT2: La plissure du texte 2. In: Harrison, Dew, (ed.) Digital Media and Technologies for Virtual Artistic Spaces. IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA, pp. 75-90. ISBN 9781466629615 ; 1466629614 (Print) 9781466629622 (Online)

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-2961-5.ch006


This chapter will discuss the artistic processes involved in the creation of the three dimensional, virtual art installation La Plissure du Texte 2, which is the sequel to Roy Ascott’s ground breaking telematically networked art work La Plissure du Texte, created in 1983 and shown in Paris at the Musée de l’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris during that same year. While the underlying concepts of the original art work, as well as its capability of regenerating itself as an entirely novel manifestation based upon the concepts of distributed authorship, textual mobility, emergent semiosis, multiple identity, and participatory poesis will be underlined, the main focus of the text will be upon the creative strategies as well as the technological means through which the architecture was brought about in the contemporary creative environment of the metaverse. A further topic that will be covered is the challenge of exhibiting what is after all an art work that requires full virtual immersion to bring about a deep level experience and understanding of it, in the physical world, i.e. ‘Real Life’4—in a gallery or museum space in which such a virtual immersion cannot be readily obtained.

Item Type:Book Section / Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords:3D, architecture, art, avatar, deconstruction, distributed, metaverse, text generator, virtual
Subjects:N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR > N7433.8-.85 Computer art. Digital art
ID Code:22148
Deposited By:Elif Ayiter
Deposited On:29 Nov 2013 14:59
Last Modified:21 Dec 2018 23:26

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