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Agnes hegedüs :: Things Spoken [1998]

The CD-ROM work presents a selection of objects that I have collected, which have been put together so that the viewer can make an interactive exploration of both their singularities and their possible [inter]relationships. The viewer can sort these objects in various ways - by objective criteria such as size, weight, colour or function. Each object is accompanied by my spoken explication of its significance to me, where I disclose their contextual and personal properties that led me to keep these often trivial things. I have also asked a number of friends of mine to talk spontaneously about these objects, and what they have said constitutes a second parallel set of narratives to my own which the user of the CD-ROM can freely shift back and forth between.
- Agnes Hegedüs -

Type of Work
Interactive work on CD-ROM
published in artintact 5 [1999]

Credits
· Concept and realization: Agnes Hegedüs
· Screen design: Luc Courchesne, Volker Kuchelmeister
· Programming: Volker Kuchelmeister, assisted by Simone van gen Hassend
· Translation: Thomas Morisson, Astrid Sommer
· Transcription: Simone van gen Hassend, Silke Sutter
· Production: ZKM | Institute for Visual Media

Software
Macromedia Director
Apple QuickTime

ZKM-department
· Institute for Visual Media

Presentations [selected]
1998
»surroGate«, ZKM | Karslruhe [D] - 11/01/ - 12/06/1998

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