[NetBehaviour] An update on MTAA's Automatic for the People

marc garrett marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Fri Nov 21 10:58:40 CET 2008

*An update on MTAA's Automatic for the People: ( ) project.*
Artists MTAA will conduct a performance on Feb 7 at the San Francisco Museum
of Modern Art. What they during this performance and how they do it is up
for a vote.
Go here to participate: http://mtaa.net/vote/


This is the situation thus far...

*Prologue* - a live audience at SFMOMA votes that the *Automatic for the
People: ( )* performance should happen in SFMOMA's freight elevator.
*Poll 1* - on-line viewers and museum visitors vote that the performance
should be titled: *Automatic for the People: (We Solemnly Promise That No
One Will Get Naked)**.
**Poll 2* - on-line viewers and museum visitors vote that the duration of
the performance should be "the exact same length as R.E.M.'s 'Automatic for
the People' album."
*Poll 3* - Props! The poll is open!

   - turntables, several copies of R.E.M.'s "Automatic for the People," a
   sofa, a PA
   - house plants, 2x4s, lawn chairs, a PA
   - comics, iPods, tinfoil, cardboard, a PA
   - papier-mâché, newspaper, laptops, a projector
   - paint, iMacs, wheatpaste, a printer, a PA
   - AC plywood, plastic, lights, two video cameras, a projector
   - clay, rocks, duct tape, CD players, a PA
   - crayons, books, folding chairs, fluorescent lights, a PA
   - PlayStations, spray paint, area rugs, two projectors
   - slide projectors, beanbag chairs, black lights, a PA


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