Looking for the name/info of an installation from Metropolis

Looking for the name/info of an installation from Metropolis

Postby lefty » Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:10 pm

There was a dome about 50-100ft outside of Root Society that was controlled by a gerbil ball with presumably a Wii controller in it. As the ball was passed around the dome, it triggered various sensors that contributed to visual and aural shifts. Does anybody know what I am talking about?
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Postby Homiesinheaven » Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:32 pm

nope but have you tried emailing them?

http://www.rootsociety.com
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Postby lefty » Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:35 pm

It wasn't part of Root. It was it's own installation.
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Postby Homiesinheaven » Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:43 pm

if it was that close to them they should know what it was, no?
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Postby lefty » Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:44 pm

Good thought. If nothing else turns up then I'll give them a holler.
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Postby Parasitoid » Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:53 pm

sounds awesome. wish i had seen it
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Postby Dustdevil » Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:29 pm

If you are refering to the large sphere that had flame effects, that would be PYROSPHERE.

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Postby Parasitoid » Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:59 pm

the pyrosphere sounds nothing like what the OP described.
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Postby lefty » Fri Dec 10, 2010 3:01 pm

Not the pyrosphere. This was a bit more hidden. I wish I could remember what direction is was in but I think it was past Root, on the way to the deep playa.
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Postby Risky » Fri Dec 10, 2010 4:19 pm

Was it the Caged Pulse Jets?
Here is pics. There is also vid available on youtube.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/weaselvill ... aves-nsfw/
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Postby lefty » Fri Dec 10, 2010 4:21 pm

Unfortunately not. I did not get to see those. They look awesome.
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Postby Risky » Fri Dec 10, 2010 4:39 pm

Here's a map.
Show us where it is.
http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/66285/
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Postby lefty » Fri Dec 10, 2010 5:22 pm

It's at 11 and D if D extended that far out.
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Postby neon tetra » Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:18 pm

He's talking about the Seizure Dome. I forget the name of the artist/crew that did it, but they're out of NYC.
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Postby lefty » Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:22 pm

THAT'S IT!
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Postby neon tetra » Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:29 pm

Grand Mal is the official name it seems.

This is their info.

http://earth.burningman.com/brc/2010/ar ... ation/821/



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The video doesn't do it any justice at all. I was in there for a good half hour, & basically had to be peeled out of there. :P

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiPWYMrnkus[/youtube]



This was their site, but it's down at the moment -

http://imagenode.org/grandmal/
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Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Thu Dec 16, 2010 6:42 pm

im calling PETA AND the ASPCA.


unless that was a gerbil that was grandfathered in because it belonged to someone in DPW.
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