Download your own adventure from any one of the fabulous VNS Matrix theme parks.
Take a ride with the virus of your choice, satisfaction is guaranteed.
Explode in multiple morphings of "real" and “simulation”
VNS Matrix was commissioned by The Performance Space, Sydney to create four slide images for the Big New Sites project. In total 12 Australian contemporary artists were commissioned to create works for slide which that were presented before the feature film on mainstream cinema screens across Australia for 12 months from 31 August 1995:
- Paul Hewson, Linda Marie Walker and Johannes Schmidt-Sistermanns
- Simon Hunt and Stephen Cummins
- Pat Hoffie
- Brenda Croft
- VNS Matrix – Virginia Barratt, Francesca Da Rimini, Julianne Pierce and Josephine Starrs
- Robert Cole
- Ted Colless
- Mathew Jones
- Paula Dawson
- Linda Sproul
For the commission, VNS Matrix created ‘Virtual Theme Parks’. Computer generated imagery of four ‘planet-worlds’ with recorded voiceover of a script to accompany each world.
Download your own adventure from any one of the fabulous VNS Matrix theme parks. Like Magik world – a zippy’s paradise. Have your aura reconfigured, chill in a sweat lodge, or doof till you drop through the astral plane.
Viral Pleasure World
Viral Pleasure World – a surreal metaverse of scintillating sensations. Genetically controlled and altered viruses designed to offer complete and total happiness. Take a ride with the virus of your choice, satisfaction is guaranteed.
Limit of Worlds
Direct Connect to the Limit of Worlds…For the weary cyber nomad…Wonder at the flesh made text…Explode in multiple morphings of “real” and “simulation”…Bathe in the static blitz of carrier fire…you will never know yourself again!
Gender Filth World
Tired of bleaching the grime of social conditioning? Then join our tribe of anarcho-genda-terrorists in Gender Filth World. Explode the binary with deviant software bombs! Feel your gender markings dissolve! Children admitted free.
- Digital Image
- Sound Work
- Commissioned by The Performance Space. Sydney, NSW Australia
- VNS Matrix ‘Virtual Theme Parks’. screened in cinemas across Australia
- Greg Clarke Voiceover