[artinfo] ACCESS project on-line July 27-31

by way of Adele Eisenstein <adele at c3.hu> info at eyebeam.org
Mon Jul 28 19:33:41 CEST 2003

News for friends of Eyebeam:

Access, a public art installation developed by former Eyebeam artist in 
residence Marie Sester,  will premiere at Siggragh 2003 in the Emerging 
Technologies exhibition in San Diego, July 27 - 31, 2003.

ACCESS applies web and surveillance technologies, allowing web users to 
track individuals in public spaces with a unique robotic spotlight and 
acoustic beam system, without people wearing any gear, exploring the 
ambiguities among surveillance, control, visibility and celebrity.

To participate on-line, the tracking hours are as follows:

      July 27:                1 pm - 6 pm PST (21:00 - 2:00 GMT)
      July 28 - 30:        9 am - 6 pm PST (17:00 - 2:00 GMT)
      July 31:                9 am - 5 pm PST (17:00 - 1:00 GMT)

Sester developed ACCESS in part during her Spring 2003 artist's residency 
at Eyebeam.  The ACCESS prototype was tested in Eyebeam's exhibition space 
on March 28 at a private reception for Eyebeam members and the project's 

For more information and to take part in ACCESS, please visit 
www.accessproject.net during tracking hours.  For more information on 
Eyebeam's Artists in Residence Program please visit 


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