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. Experimental project winner of the webjam competition for the 2005
multimedia festival: the European Meetings of the young digital creation in Valenciennes, France.
Theme of the festival: The skin.
Theme of the webjam: "The nodal skin of networks: which skins for a virtual world?"
Time given to create the project: 3 days and 3 nights.
Team: Cyril Sellam (development), Matthieu Davy (design) and Ludovic Reig (sound design).
"What the fuck?" is the first question that comes in the interactor mind in front of this work. Throughout this experience, he becomes a kind of medical examiner in front of an unknown body, a cells surface apparently alive and linked together, networked, ones having an influence on the others.
The mankind evolution perspectives made us imagining a fusion between the digital and the organic world. This project can be an answer to this question.
Human skin iconography or real skin presence for a virtual organism? What does it reveal? Real or unreal body? It's in touching, pulling, injecting, listening, cutting and spreading that the user will understand its meanings.