[NetBehaviour] call for contributions

Holophagus Cloutier holophagus at gmail.com
Wed Jul 5 14:19:41 CEST 2006

Hi maria + norie,

I would like to contribute with my abyssal breath.


Holophagus Cloutier

On 7/5/06, maria miranda <maria at out-of-sync.com> wrote:
> Dear NetBehaviour and fellow breathers,
> We'd like to invite you to contribute to our breath collection at 'Talking
> About the Weather' Blog.
> Is is very easy, just describe your breath in one word or many...
> More info about the project is below. Or you could visit the Blog and see
> for yourself.
> http://www.scanz.net.nz/weathertalk/
> If you'd like to contribute to our breath collection email us (hit reply)
> for the login details.
> Thanx
> maria + norie
> About the Project:
> "The air you just exhaled has already spread far and wide. The CO2 from a
> breath last week may now be feeding a plant on a distant continent, or
> plankton in a frozen sea. In a matter of months all of the CO2 you just
> exhaled will have dispersed around the planet."   Tim Flannery, The Weather
> Makers
> Talking About the Weather is an ongoing cross media project exploring our
> own response to the terrifying spectre of global climate change. Sheer
> terror at the possibilities that are being talked about led us to 'talking
> about the weather'. The weather, once a safe way for strangers to connect,
> is now fraught with an edge of danger as ominous signs of global warming
> multiply. In this project weathertalk is no longer a banal exchange of local
> weather forecasts, but instead we ask people to donate their breath - the
> breath which they would normally use to talk about the weather and the same
> breath that is spread far and wide as described by Tim Flannery.
> Working with breath emphasises the dynamic nature of the atmosphere and our
> part in its creation and destruction. As Tim Flannery says, every breath you
> take makes you part of a dynamic system called the atmosphere, or the aerial
> ocean.
> During our (July 3-17) new media residency in New Zealand (SCANZ), we will
> be collecting more breath on the streets of New Plymouth. We will be
> exhibiting the breath collections, including your contributions, at
> Govett-Brewster Gallery in New Zealand in mid July, so please contribute
> soon to be part of the breath collection.
> http://www.scanz.net.nz/weathertalk/
> Who we are:
> Out-of-Sync is a collaboration between Australian media artists Maria
> Miranda and Norie Neumark .
> For more info see our website:
> http://www.out-of-sync.com
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