TELE_TRUST invites audience to wear full body covering DataVeils,
for collective dialogue and reflection, on the questions:
How do we trust each other online? Do you need to see my eyes?
Or do we need to touch? How do we trust as networking bodies?
AWARD: Best Practice Award by Virtueel Platform & New Institute
TELE_TRUST creates an engaging agora to research new parameters for online trust. In our changing social eco-system, we are faced with a paradox: while we increasingly demand transparency, we cover our bodies with personal communication-technology. What digitally mediated sensory information do we trust? In a poetic way, TELE_TRUST researches emotional and social tension in our contemporary hybrid cities, between visibility, embodied presence, privacy and trust.
take place on dynamic city public spaces such as city square, museums, theatres, festival, universities. Each performance-installation exists of a social-technological orchestration, including mobile phones, screen, database and six full body covering, waerable 'DataVeils'. These DataVeils are a tangible body interfaces, functioning as a second skin and as a membrane for scanning online trust. In the performance, individual audience members are invited to wear the DataVeils. Through flexible touch sensors woven into it's smart fabric, the wearer's body is transformed into an intuitive, tangible interface. Through caressing the sensors on their veiled bodies, veil wearers connect with smartphones of the public around, outside the veil.
Dialogue between a DataVeil and a smartphone At the moment people around caress their smart phone screens, they ‘unveil’ the face of the DataVeil-wearer online (via a database and a website). Together they connect about emotions and statements of trust, about the questions: Do I need to see your eyes to trust you? Am I here with you? Who is watching who? Who is controlling who? In what identity and in whose body?
Database In an ongoing process, user generated content is added to the Tele_Trust database; collecting knowledge about ‘privacy’ and ‘trust’ in various social-geographical cultures. Stories from different cities weave together into an exchanging narrative.
Everyone can wear a DataVeil. Tele_Trust creates a a disruptive social system for a reflective, networked social encounter.
Participants meet in an orchestrated, new embodied synthesis, for a and an intimate, embodied networking experience. Performances take place in time slots, in Tel-Trust exhibitions of reflexive data environment
Read here about Participant's portraits & reactions
2017 Kulturstiftung des Bundes - Kunstverein, Frankfurt. 'Fellow-Me, The Sensitive Museum’. Curator Marie Haff.
2016 TransMediale Berlin Performance Lecture. Curator: Eric Kluitenberg.
2013 Arti et Amicitea Amsterdam 2nd Prize Museumnacht. Curators: Arjen Lancel, Frans Fransiscus.
2011 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam 'Augment IT!’ Curators: Margriet Schavemakers, Hendrik Folkerts.
2012 Gogbot Enschede. 'Singularity is near!’ Curators: Kees de Groot, Viola van Alphen.
2012 Technical University Delft, Participatory Systems Lab.
Curators: Prof.dr. Caroline Nevejan, Prof.dr. Frances Brazier.
2011 ISEA Istanbul 2011 & Istanbul Bienale. Curator: Lanfranco Aceti.
2011 Iaspis Stockholm Curator: Laura Mott
2011 Kasa Gallery/Sabanci University Istanbul 2011. Curator: Lanfranco Aceti.
2011 Festival a/d Werf Utrecht & PSI. Curator: Rainer Hoffmann. 2010 Shanghai World-Expo DCC: The Mobile City & Virtueel Platform. video. Curators: Martijn de Waal, Michiel de Lange.
2010 De Balie Amsterdam, Banff Center Canada, ADA-network New Zealand. 'Electrosmog'.
Curator: Erik Kluitenberg.
2010 Sonic-Acts Xlll Amsterdam, 'On the Poetics of Hybrid Space'. Curator: Erik Kluitenberg.
2010 Banff Center - New Media Institute, Canada 'Liminal Screens’.
Curators: Nina Czegledy, Marcus Neustetter, Michelle Kasprzak.
2010 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam: 'Hear IT! Curator: Hein Wils.
2009 Lumineus Amersfoort. Curators: Patricia Deiters, Annelou Evelein.
2009 Tschumi-Pavillion Groningen. Curator: Marinus de Vries.
2009 Exposorium Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Curator: Hendriekje Bosma.
2009 Waag Society Amsterdam. Curator: Lucas Evers.
2009 V2_Lab for UnstableMedia Rotterdam ‘Intimacy’. Curator: MIchel van Dartel.
Conferences & Video-presentations
• TEDx Istanbul
• ARS Electronica 2010, Leonardo@ARS-ELECTRONICA Linz
• PSI and University of Utrecht Camillo 2.0
• IASPIS Stockholm
• Netherlands Institute for Media Art NIMK The Bodily Turn
• University of Amsterdam UVA (interface studies group)
• University Sabanci Istanbul
• Vrede of Utrecht Utrecht Interactive
• ARTEZ Studium Generale
• Banff New Media Institute, Canada
• Sensuous Knowledge Conference, Bergen, Norway
• MFA Film & Television Academy Amsterdam
- - Essay by Caroline Nevejan 'Veiling, Inside-out & Outside-in'
- Essay by Eric Kluitenberg 'The Bride Veiled by her Bachelors, Even. Networks and the design of private space in the public arena'
- Essay by Marijke Hoogenboom 'Comment vivre ensemble'
- Essay by Geert Lovink, 'Eva Illouz, Facebook and the Crisis of the Multiple Self'
- Publication beijing-here.net by Caroline Nevejan, including essay by Lancel/Maat 'Tele_Trust Toolkit'
- Publication ARTI RTRSRCH Journal vol. 3 no. 2, essay by Lancel/Maat 'Tele_Trust = 10 steps to create your own networking body'
- Publication paper by Margarida Carvalho at ISEA Symposium on Electronic Art 2011 'Networked Proximities'
- MAKERY for media labs by Ewen Chardronnet
'Technology is political at Transmediale 2016'
- Publication 'Cyborg anthropology' at V2_Institute for Unstable Media
- Interview V2_Institute by Arie Altena 'Aanraking en Vertrouwen'
-Catalogue ‘Techno-Ecologies, Other Approaches to Cultural, Social, Ecological Sustainability‘ RIXC Centre for New Media Culture Riga, Latvia