fran ilich on Wed, 12 Nov 2003 20:56:14 +0100 (CET)

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From: anisha imhasly <>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2003 12:15:28 +0100


i thought this project (see mail below) might interest you for your
nettime-lat group - it features brazil as a key element.

we'd very much welcome it if you could circulate it among your members.

thanks and best regards,

anisha imhasly

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The Helloworld Project / Johannes Gees
An invitation to take control of public space with the power of words

December 9-12, 2003,
Mumbai - Geneva - Rio de Janeiro - New York

The Helloworld Project is a global interactive text installation
combining language, landscapes and communication technology to create a
visual dialogue. From December 9-12, 2003, you will be invited to send
in messages, either by sending an SMS to a dedicated number or by going

These messages will be projected onto mountains and buildings in Geneva,
Mumbai, Rio de Janeiro and New York . Video images of the projections
will be broadcast live on the project website and at the World Summit
on the Information Society in Geneva. The Helloworld Project is a
collaborative happening, an invitation to take control of public space
with the power of words.

The projection sites are:
Jet d'eau (water fountain), Geneva, Switzerland
Air India Building, Mumbai, India
Morro dois Irmãos ,Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
UN Building, New York, United States

For more information about the project, visit

The  Helloworld Project is a cultural summit event taking place
during the UN World Summit on the Information Society,
held in Geneva, Switzerland, from December 10-12, 2003.

It is organized by the Swiss Federal Department of Interior Affairs,
Federal Office of Culture. It is supported by SRG SSR Idée Suisse,
Migros Kulturprozent, Minick AG and Switch - The Swiss Education &
Research Network.

Johannes Gees is a media artist and producer who lives in Zurich /

How to participate in "The Helloworld Project"?

As an online news journal or gateway:
- Feature The Helloworld Project on your website and invite your
readers to participate in this global collaborative experience between
December 9 - 12, 2003
- Feature The Helloworld Project as a link on your website  

As a public art space / media lab / institution:
- Create public access to "The Helloworld Project" by putting the
projects webpage on your public screens, thus providing your visitors
access to the project.
- Contact for more details.

As an individual:
- Visit between December 9 and 12, 2003, and
enter your message!
- Subscribe to our newsletter on You
will receive a reminder by email when the projectors go online.
- Help mobilize as many participants as possible by forwarding this

The Helloworld Project

Phone:    +41 1 240 33 35
Fax:         +41 1 240 33 34

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