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Bianca Winter’s digital masterpiece

a green cave like environment, with brown spiny sea urchin like things on the walls, and a small piece of a greek architectural sculpture just seen on the far right. Bianca has opted for Hinterland…

It was in Edinburgh a couple of years ago, and essentially asked people to take on missions, in the form of Cantos (there were four), in order to progress to the innermost Hinterland of the city during festival month. It was magical because it got me to talk with absolute strangers on a human level – it prompted simple dialogue in physical space whilst providing complex exchanges in techno-space. The digital element of the project was masked beautifully by paper instructions and telephone calls – and the pay off (a poem written especially for me) was spine-tingling. Continue reading