[NetBehaviour] Augmented Bombings at "The HTMlles 10" in Montreal.

netbehaviour netbehaviour at furtherfield.org
Fri Nov 9 12:18:22 CET 2012


Augmented Bombings at "The HTMlles 10" in Montreal.

ARE YOU READY FOR THE RISK SOCIETY?

TEST YOURSELF!

The art project Augmented Bombings offers you now the unique possibility 
to share some extravagant risks.

Nowadays risks are lurking behind every bush - even in augmented 
reality. In order to draw some attention to the latters the art service 
Augmented Bombings places virtual 3D bombs all over the world. There is 
no problem in doing so. Since everybody may place harmless virtual bombs 
whereever they like. A totally different thing is to inform affected 
people about. This is a risky business which regularly scrapes past 
punishable acts like 'harassment' or even 'feigning commission of a crime'.

These risks are now available to be assumed by you!

CHOOSE THE RISK MATCHING YOUR PERSONALIY:

A) For the tough ones: Send a letter insinuating that YOU are 
responsible for one of three already placed bombs.

B) For the soft ones: Send a letter warning unsuspecting bomb hosts that 
a controversial art project has positioned a bomb in their premises.

SCALE YOUR RISK RESPECTIVELY:

1) Normal risk: Print out from the website one of eight standard 
letters. Sign the document and send it to the respective person.

2) Small risk: Do the same as described above but without signing the 
letter.

3) Individual risk: Tell the art service Augmented Bombings where to 
place a virtual bomb, then follow the guidelines given for normal or 
small risk.

Easy done? You think? Well, try it out: Will you really throw your 
letter in the post box or will it end up in the waste paper basket?

The risks were created on the occasion of "The HTMlles 10" festival in 
Montreal (10- 18 November 2012), the theme of which is "Risky Business" 
(http://www.htmlles.net). There will be a project presentation in the 
café "Internet Zone" in Montreal on November 14, from 6 pm to 12 am.

All risks are offered to you by the art service Augmented Bombings, a 
project by Susanne Berkenheger. They can be assumed by people worldwide.

Augmented Bombings
LAT52.5466380_LON13.4175490
Post Box Office 580554
D - 10414 Berlin

Link: http://www.augmented-bombings.de/

Location:
Zone Internet
680 Jean-Talon O
Montreal, QC H3N 1R8
Canada



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