Let Me Walk Your Way



This was the first of many collaborations with Maria Corejova, through which we explored our common interests in telepresence and mobility. For this project, we took a simultaneous walk in two locations – Maria in Boston and me in Urbana, Illinois. I tried to describe my actions in real time over the phone while recording video and sound.
Maria tried to follow my exact steps and direction while in Boston, as a third party followed behind with a videocamera. Maria later composited the footage to create a single edit of her head and shoulders against my visual view. In the result, she appears to lead me on a walk which I in fact direct.

Exhibition History

  • In / Out Festival of the Digital Image, Prague