DATE – 1993
DISCIPLINE – Art
MEDIUM – Telepresence robotic installation
STATUS – Displayed at the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy and the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto, Canada
This exhibition was linked to the 1993 Venice Biennale as part of their “Aperto” program from The McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto via ISDN based videoconferencing. The German group MASA out of Cologne organized the overall project as part of something called the “Casio Container” which was a shipping container converted into a mobile electronic café which was the place people controlled the robot in Canada.
Doug Back, Vera Frenkel, Francis LeBouthillier, Simone Jones, Steev Morgan, Cathy Orfald, Nancy Paterson, Runt, Jim Ruxton, Victoria Scott, Graham Smith, Karen Tzventarny, Norman White