The Quixote (2000)

The Quixote is a web installation that uses Jorge Luis Borges� short story, �Pierre Menard: Author Of The Quixote.� In his story, Borges challenges his own authority as the writer who is merely trying to correct a misconception of a novel that never existed, but whose original inspiration has become an institution itself. I used Borges� story to expose the formal aspects of the web, and show how previous ideas can become innovative if presented eloquently through a new form of art.

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The Quixote is a web installation that uses Jorge Luis Borges� short story, �Pierre Menard: Author Of The Quixote.� In his story, Borges challenges his own authority as the writer who is merely trying to correct a misconception of a novel that never existed, but whose original inspiration has become an institution itself. I used Borges� story to expose the formal aspects of the web, and show how previous ideas can become innovative if presented eloquently through a new form of art.

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