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Drafted by The Eye June 25, 2007
Based on a biological model, Disorient is an evolving entity where self-assembled Cells create Modules that illustrate the Disorient Way. When several Modules and Cells aggregate, Disorient is in effect.
"Disorient is what happens when the cool kids are nice"(1)
- Art-centered. Art and art production are at the core of Disorient.
- Compassionate. Nourishing. Positive energy. Inclusive. Giving. Generous. Pornj.
- Inspire. Awaken the Disorienter in others. Make Disorient viral.
- Open source. Build systems that can be taken apart by others and from which others can learn. Share your process and results by documenting on the Wiki and posting on the Puddle.
- Explore new territories. (Re)Learn to navigate.
- Particular: pixels, dots, drops, particle systems...
- GlamTech: the style of Disorient. Glamorous Technology. Beautification of technology (and tools). Richard Serra meets John Galliano. Sequins. Keep it beautiful.
- Pornj: the color of Disorient (pink and orange together)
- Music: House plus something else (i.e. disco, jam band, techno, live drums, jazz, minimal, etc.)
- Feedback. Once inspired, give back, inspire others. Start a Cell and produce Modules.
- DIY. Do It Yourself. Do more. Do it all.
- Definition: One or several Disorienters working together as an independent and self-reliant entity following the guiding principles of the Disorient Way.
- Goal: to produce, on its own, a Disorient Module.
- Independent, self-reliant, self-activated and resourceful. It is about making things more than talking about things. Once formed, the Cell should act independently of Disorient. The best way to start a Cell is to start working on a Module. Chances are, other Disorienters will want to join the Cell when they understand your project and witness your dedication.
Created by a Disorient Cell, the Disorient Module is a self-contained art installation, object or event. The Disorient Module is stand-alone and does not require another Module to perform, although it will probably gain from being juxtaposed to another Module i.e. Sound on the Dex.
Examples of Disorient Modules (some glam, others tech):
- Disorient Sign
- Dex insurance and registration
- Foofie Love
- Disorient Urn
- Disorient presents: GLAMTECH
- Running Out Of Gas
- Pornj Diamond Cloud
- Generator and power grid
- Delta Shade
- Inipi lounge
- Hut of the GlamTech Warrior
- Cover yourself in GlamTech Pornj and offer face-painting to everyone (Self-activated Geo at the Black and Light Ball 2007).
- Astral Carpet Lounge
- Body Painting Cell
- Ominous City (sssshhh...)
Larger Disorient Modules are encouraged to be registered with BM as camps within Disorient.
Modules are described on the Wiki.
Disorient (Training) Camp
Pornj and GlamTech
Simultaneous rehearsal and presentation
(1) K8, the Puddle _http://puddle.disorient.info/viewtopic.php?t=114_ Apr. 16, 2004