Intima | Igor Štromajer

Ballettikka Internettikka Olymppikka

Ballettikka Internettikka Olymppikka

Guerrilla Net RoboBallet Performance

by Igor Štromajer & Brane Zorman

low-res preview | hi-res DVD available

watch the video (YouTube)

24 March 2008

At the same time that the official 2008 Olympic Torch is being kindled by the light of the Sun (Olympia, Greece), Štromajer & Zorman are digitally igniting a robot with computer software.

– created, operated & realized by Igor Štromajer & Brane Zorman

– soundtrack composed by MC Brane vs. BeitThroN vs. Thronus Sound System

O! KULT – A.M.F.
lyrics/music/production by Brane Zorman
recorded on 4-tracks tape recorder, 1986
taken from: O! KULT DVD “ZA LJUDI”
(Cona Records, 2007/2008)

– theoretical adviser: Bojana Kunst, Ljubljana

– location art manager: Daphne Dragona, Athens

– produced by Intima Virtual Base – Institute for Contemporary Arts, Slovenia, March 2008 / in collaboration with BeitThroN vs. Thronus Sound System, Ljubljana

– very special thanks to Vlado Gotvan Repnik and Jana Renee Wilcoxen

+ Flickr Album

+ informacija v slovenščini (PDF)

+ The Official Website of the Beijing Olympic Torch Relay

# The winged statue of victory stands in front of smoke from fires in the village of ancient Olympia, Greece (© Photograph: Petros Giannakouris / AP, Fires Over Greece, 2007)

+ Wikipedia: Olympic Flame

+ Olymppikka Training (constructing the vector fire)

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Igor Štromajer aka intima has shown his work at more than two hundred fifty exhibitions, festivals and biennials worldwide, among others at the transmediale, ISEA, EMAF, SIGGRAPH, Ars Electronica Futurelab, V2_, IMPAKT, CYNETART, Manifesta, FILE, Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Hamburg Kunsthalle, ARCO, Banff Centre, Les Rencontres Internationales, The Wrong – New Digital Art Biennale, etc.

His works are included in the permanent collections of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the MNCA Reina Sofía in Madrid, Computer Fine Arts in New York, and UGM:

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