Improving your View of the World…Virtual Reality-Vision for the Brave New World Order

Improving your View of the World…Virtual Reality-Vision for the Brave New World Order

Location:
Windsor Fine Art Museum, 401 Riverside Drive West , Windsor, ON, N9A 7J1 , Canada
Artwork creator(s): 
Burchnall, Christine
Text author(s): 
Burchnall, Christine
Installation year: 
1991
Remarks on location: 

Gallery of the Windsor Fine Arts Museum (first two weeks); wall of a building downtown (in the third week of the exhibition).

Description: 

Photographic image on a billboard

Text of the artwork: 

Improving your View of the World…

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AEGIS                   DCA                       INTELSAT                            NASA                    SANDIA

AFSATCOM        DISCOVERY        INTERCEPTOR                   NATO                    SCOPELIGHT

AT&T BELL          ELINT                    IONDS                                NEC                       SEAM

ABTM                   ERCS                     ITT                                         NIGHTWATCH   SENTINEL

ARGONNE          ERIS                       LANTIRN                             NORAD                                SDIO

AWACS                                EXCALIBUR         LITTON                                                NORELCO            SIGINT

BLUE EAGLE       F-15                       LIVERMORE                       NUDET                                 SIEMANS

BMEWS               FEMA                   LOCKHEED                          NUWEP               SIOP

BOEING               GALOSH ABM   LOOKING GLASS              PD-59                   SPARTAN

BROOKHAVEN GEDI II                  MAD                                     PERSHING II       SPRINT

C-31                      GEMINI               MARINER                           PFIAB                   SMART

CIA                        HEDI                      MIDAS                                 REDCOM             SS-20

COMINT              HERTZ                   MIDGETMAN                    ROCKWELL INT                 TELINT

CRUISE                                HOE                       MILSTAR                             RV                          TITAN

DAEDALUS         HONEYWELL      MINUTEMAN                   SAC                       TRIDENT

DARPA                                 IBM                       MIRACL                               SAGE                    WESTINGHOUSE

DEFCON              ICBM                    MRV                                     SAM-12               WISC

DEW                      INSCOM              MX                                        SAMOS                                WWMCCS          

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Text theme: 
List of acronyms used to designate weapons, equipment and other organizations related to new technologies
Artwork theme: 

Virtual reality, new technologies that shape our world view

History: 

Installation at the University of Windsor. The contract between the university and Artcite was canceled three days before the opening. The artwork was temporarily installed in a gallery at the Windsor Museum of Fine Arts (the first two weeks of the exhibition). It was then moved downtown on the wall of a building until the end of the exhibition.


Event: In Control, billboard project by artists, organized by ARTCITE, Windsor, ON.
Commissioner: Lorenzo Buj.

Event date(s): 
1991
Document(s): 

In Control. Various Locations. Windsor, Ontario

Cronin, Ray (1991).  In Control. Various Locations. Windsor, Ontario. Fuse Magazine . vol. 15, no. 1/2, p. 56

Sites of New Tradition: Temporary Public Art in Windsor

Cronin, Ray (1992).  Sites of New Tradition: Temporary Public Art in Windsor. Parallélogramme. vol. 17, no. 3, p. 40-47

In Control

Buj, Lorenzo (1991).  In Control. Windsor : Artcite, p. 30

Billboard. Art on the Road. A Retrospective Exhibition of Artists' Billboard of the Last 30 Years

Heon, Laura Stewart, Peggy Diggs, Dorin Lisa (1999).  Billboard. Art on the Road. A Retrospective Exhibition of Artists' Billboard of the Last 30 Years. Cambridge : MIT Press; North Adams, p. 106