The Big Plot
2009. Mixed media, dimensions variable.

This experimental fiction was a romantic spy story about a dysfunctional and surveilled sociality created by social media. The cloned identity of a real spy was used to infiltrate an extremist Russian political movement as the drama deconstructed the language and symbolism of ideologies by remixing characters' lives and identities with real-world events. The fiction was conveyed through actors using video dialogues, personal photos, and messages posted and linked on several media channels. Actions in public spaces supplemented the set of environments upon which the show was performed, and audiences took an active role in unfolding and creating other parts of the fiction. This project introduced the genre of Recombinant Fiction as an experimental form of tactical transmedia fiction.

Selected pictures of installations at the following shows
.Move Festival Halle, Germany, 2009Cairo Prize Milan, Italy, 2009.

Video playlist

Selected shows and presentations
OLE .01 International Festival of Electronic Literature, exhibition at PAM, 2014, Naples - Italy
IMAC 2011, Re-New,
lecture, 2011, Copenhagen - Denmark
Mobile Learning Conference, lecture, 2011, Bremen - Germany
STRP Festival
, lecture, 2010, Eindhoven - Netherlands
Hacking Public Space,
screening at Flashback, Microwave Festival, 2010, Hong Kong
Hacking Public Space, screening at Flashback, S.M.A.K. and Vooruit, 2010, Gent - Belgium
Art Project 2, exhibition, 2010, Viareggio - Italy
Map Digital Space, exhibition, 2010, Ithaca - U.S.
10th Cairo Prize, exhibition at Palazzo della Permanente , 2009, Milan - Italy
Da Festival, exhibition at the National Academy of Art, 2009, Sofia
4th TINA B, exhibition, 2009, Prague - Czech Republic
Espacio Enter, exhibition, 2009, Tenerife - Spain
Share Festival, exhibition, 2009, Turin - Italy
.move, EMARE exhibition, 2009, Halle - Germany
ENTER 4th, exhibition, 2009, Prague - Czech Republic
FAD Festival, exhibition, 2009, Belo Horizonte - Brazil
Moves09 Forum,
lecture at CornerHouse, 2009, Manchester - UK
SocialEast Seminar on Art and Espionage,
lecture at Courtauld Institute, 2009, London - UK
Tag ties and affective spies
, exhibition at National Museum of Contemporary Art, 2009, Athens - Greece

Selected pictures of the installation of The Big Plot in Milan at the Cairo Prize, 2009.

Selected pictures of the installation of The Big Plot in Halle at the .Move Festival, 2009.

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