Concepts and methodologies for 'Life: a user's manual' were developed
during a 2002/2003 new media research residency at Waag Society
for Old and New Media (Amsterdam), supported by The Canada Council
for the Arts/Le Conseil des Arts du Canada.
Additional funding has been provided through a 2005 production grant
of the media arts section of the Canada Council for the Arts/Conseil
des Arts du Canada.
Ongoing technical, emotional and creative
support graciously provided by Jeff Mann.
Sponsors and collaborators
The Radio 100 Walk was a collaboration with Radio 100 and broadcasted
during The Playgarden programme hosted by Hanneke de Feyter.
Also thanks to Diederik Boel and Marco Meijer.
The Impakt Walk was commissed by the Impakt Festival and curated
by Derek Holzer for the Out of the Box [Net.Art and the 'Real
Special thanks to Ryan Parteka and MeerTV for production assistance.
The Argos Walk was commissioned by the Argos Festival and curated
by Nat Muller for the Politics of Noise programme. Special
thanks to Mira, Karen and all the staff at Argos.
The Vooruit walk was commissioned by Vooruit and curated by Eva
DeGroote for the Das Verwanten 2 festival. Special thanks to all
the staff at Vooruit and Dastheater.
The Version walk was carried out around the Version>04 Festival.
Special thanks to all the organizers including Yoshie Suzuki, Ed
Marszewski, Jon Cates and Matt Malooly. Material gathered from these
walks was later used in ECHOLocal an exhibition of audio works curated
by Paul Sargeant.
The Berlin Walk was commissioned by the Transmediale05 festival,
also nominated for the Transmediale05 award. Special thanks to all
the Transmediale staff including Vera Tollmann and Christiane Grün.
Montréal Walk was commissioned by StudioXX for the HTMLLES
festival. Special thanks to everybody at StudioXX including Karen
Wong, Marie-Christiane Mathieu and Bérengère Marin
Linz Walk was commissioned by the Ars Electronica 05 festival, also
awarded honorary mention within the Interactive category of Priz
Ars Electronica. The work was presented as an installation within
the Cyber Arts Exhibition at the OK Centrum and also a series of
performances. Special thanks to everybody at the OK Centrum including
Genoveva Rückert, Gottfried Gusenbauer, Birgit Benetseder,
Martina Rauschmayer, Franz Quirchtmayer, and Markus (my personal
Stuttgart Walk was commissioned by Wand5 and curated by Xenia Leydel
for the Media Space 05 event. Special thanks to Xenia, Alexander
Köpf, Till Franitza, Wiktoria Pelzer, Stephanie Eichler, Bastian
Hollschwandner, Nicole Rebmann and the rest of the entirely supportive
staff and network around Wand5!
Cardiff Walk was commissioned by the May You Live In Interesting
Times Festival. Thanks to Hannah Firth, Ali Roche, Dean Woolford,
Gordon Dalton, Emma Posey and all the incredibly supportive people
around the festival.
Nottingham Walk was commissioned by the Radiator Festival. Thanks to Miles Chalcraft, Anette Schäfer and all the supportive staff and volunteers of the festival. Special thanks to Paul Nix for sharing his Nottingham cave experiences and incredible photo documentation with me.
Barcelona Walk was commissioned by the Sonar Festival. Thanks for José Luis de Vicente, Oscar Abril Ascaso, Josep Casellas, Tess Renaudo, Guillermo and all the Sonar staff.
Hallesches Tor Walk was commissioned by Trampoline for the First Play Berlin event. Thanks to Bettina, Miles, Anette, Sirko and all the technical staff for Trampoline and HAU2.