The Memex is a web work involving distributive narrative, interactivity and various kinds of agency.
"The Vanndemar Memex or Lara Croft Stripped Bare by her Assassins, Even" (www.memexengine.com), has been exhibited in the Walker Art Center's Art Entertainment Network (2000) and ZKM\'s Net_Condition (1999) curated by Peter Weibel. The Memex is a web work involving distributive narrative, interactivity and various kinds of agency.
A ubiquitous network teems with \'bodies\', \'ghosts\', \'taps\', \'taps of taps\', \'assassins\', \'echoes\'. Your memex plugs you into a transitive landscape where you are asked to seamlessly transpose your \'self\' through the play of agency. In this post proximal world; who is speaking to you, who is giving you directives, who are you - and just whom might you be working for, who is the agent of whom? In this vast space of agency, identikits and remote operation, who operates whom?
Enter to find out -- or not!
- Year Created: 2001
- Submitted to ArtBase: Monday Sep 3rd, 2001
- Original Url: http://www.memexengine.com/
- Permalink: http://www.memexengine.com/
- marc lafia, creator
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