The book is a collection of faxes produced during the performance Fax & Frankering For Folket. Most of the images were made by Raquel Meyers using Commodore 64 text graphics. Others were sent in... More > via the open fax line, mostly by anonymous senders.
Jacob Sikker Remin and Goto80 also worked on the project, with music and other fax aspects. The music was improvised live on Commodore 64.
The performance took place at DEMOTEKET at the Rentemestervej Library on the 9th of December 2011 in Copenhagen.
The book is a perfect-bound paperback with good quality. More pictures are available at faxforfolket.tumblr.com.< Less
Choose a page for destiny with teletext!
In ancient times the development of events beyond a person’s control was determined by a supernatural power. Mythological characters like the Norns... More > rule our destiny, but today we change the fate of gods for a fate in computers. We substitute beliefs for rationality. Computers can analyze true consequences of human nature and tell us what to do, but this is a machine fantasy, a dream of the machine.
Thread of fate (Teletext Norn) is made in Teletext, where the Norns become the vertical blanking interval (VBIT) hide in the PAL signal of the Television.
Thread of Fate (Teletext Norns) 2014
by Raquel Meyers.
Yeti is a kind monster that travels all around the universe and visits amazing animals and creatures in space. Whenever someone has a problem they can contact him over radio, and Yeti comes with his... More > Sound Machine. With this magical device he can solve any problem in the world. As long as he can make the right sounds.
The Yeti Sound Machine was performed at La Gaîté lyrique (Paris,2014).
The show presents a magical world, that is made with animated text characters (PETSCII) by Raquel Meyers & 8-bit music by Goto80.