Phantom Ride in the 21st Century Wormhole
Black & White | 00:53 | Experimental
Phantom Ride in the 21st Century Wormhole is a video installation study of space and existence in the digital age. The video models after the genre of phantom ride films that emerged shortly after film’s invention. Just as how the first phantom ride films allowed audiences of their time to experience the time-space through the new medium, Phantom Ride in the 21st Century Wormhole attempts to create a summary experience of the time-space in our digital age through digital video recording, virtual reality, and video conferencing technologies. The video installation investigates the various factors of presence in the digital time-space: network speed, network bandwidth, network latency, the diversification of control and display screens, etc.