There is a method to the madness for all that's irrational today, although it comes from an artificial reality
, keeping us from our own natural consciousness.
To see this show was to experience a feeling of estranged familiarity similar to that which arises upon looking through the vertiginous hole Espirito Santo's mirror folds create: a sense of having fallen through Alice's rabbit hole only to discover a hyperorderly and artificial reality
Instead of real lands to plough and real crops to harvest, one day we will sit and contend ourselves with this artificial reality
, that is, only if the electricity will allow.
Unlike the wall-mounted portion of the installation--which, given its composition from a multitude of identically shaped tiles, reflects the logical arrangement of a regular, albeit sagging, grid--the floor pieces seem to have escaped from the orderly rows of seedling trays or laboratory incubators to flourish in the wild as the progenitors of a new and partly artificial reality
In November 2007, the International Conference on Artificial Reality
and Telexistence was held in Denmark, the first time in its 17-year history that it was held outside of the Asia/Pacific region.
They include Caspian Learning, which supplies children's learning software based on 3D computer games technologies; Pilot, publishers of a free North-East music magazine and Artificial Reality
, a company which creates 3D animated models for architects and the construction industry.
displayable imagery, technical demonstrations and supporting products are available now at all participating Joico salons.
In an artificial reality
, players decide where to steer a car, how to invest money, which weapon to grab.