Labyrinth of Mirrors (2001)

Labyrinth of Mirrors is a WWW collaborative project, composed of labyrinthine spaces in VRML, digital pictures produced by a Webcam and a rhizomatic structure of links associated to each picture. The Labyrinths of Mirrors' project is divided into three moments:

  1. Construction of labyrinthine spaces in VRML
  2. Contribution of people: fulfilling of questionnaire and digital picture.
  3. Distribution of the pictures into the environments in VRML, inclusion of links to the poetical work Labyrinth of Colors and publication on the WWW.

In the first stage (1), the programming in VRML was made. The virtual spaces that were created form the scene of the complexity. In the second stage; each participant was invited to fill a questionnaire and to make a digital picture, through a Webcam. In the final stage (3), the pictures had been distributed into the environments in published VRML and in the WWW At ...

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Labyrinth of Mirrors is a WWW collaborative project, composed of labyrinthine spaces in VRML, digital pictures produced by a Webcam and a rhizomatic structure of links associated to each picture. The Labyrinths of Mirrors' project is divided into three moments:

  1. Construction of labyrinthine spaces in VRML
  2. Contribution of people: fulfilling of questionnaire and digital picture.
  3. Distribution of the pictures into the environments in VRML, inclusion of links to the poetical work Labyrinth of Colors and publication on the WWW.

In the first stage (1), the programming in VRML was made. The virtual spaces that were created form the scene of the complexity. In the second stage; each participant was invited to fill a questionnaire and to make a digital picture, through a Webcam. In the final stage (3), the pictures had been distributed into the environments in published VRML and in the WWW At this moment, Labyrinths of Mirrors assumes a playful position and, like a game, each person's challenge is to penetrate the labyrinths looking for him/herself. When the user finds the picture of his/her face, he/she discovers that this picture hides one link for another part of the system, the Labyrinth of Colors. The point of the Labyrinth of Colors which the picture is linked to, is determined by the data harvested in the questionnaire.

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