yuditskaya ]ARS 2009[

The Perils of Obedience

A Performance in Two Acts

Wherein the Authority of the Spectacle Justifies complicity between Controlling Viewer & Puppet Actor


Embedded Technologies dis-splay for your Education & Amusement Hidden Systems of Social Control

Acte I

Wherein an Experimenter in a Lab Coat Tells the Assembled Crowd:

Ladies and Gentlemen, Mesdames et Messieurs--Welcome! To the greatest experiment of showbusiness!

Today I hand the reigns over to you--its the ultimate in user oriented experience!

We enter into the unknown together ladies and gentlemen.

Our brave performer Valeria Marraco will submit herself entireley to the will of any brave soul willing to step forward and take control!

But, caution!

Since she is entireley subject to your will, you might--by accident or design, walk her directly into traffic!

Our aural landscape will unfold around us, depending on your voracity to control her, its composition revealing hidden systems of control.

Acte II

Wherein a Crowd Member full of Courage controls a Willing Puppet to limits of Septacular Power and Personal Saftey:

The Mise en Scene

The Musician

The Dancer

The Experimenter

The Apparatus

The Libraries

They will recieve pictures soon enough, when I learn how to draw libraries

Presented by the Automated Companie

Based on the Milgrahm Experiment

Musical Compisition by Damian Frey

Arduino to PD Interface by the Simple Message System

Vocal Recall from the Libraries of Robot Cowboy

Assembled and Variousley Coerced by Sonia Yuditskaya

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Tech Rider

Codes Variousley