Warm Not Cold
Online journal, video clips and performance.
January - June, 2006
Video and audio pieces were posted to the blog in tandem with writing.
The videos and animations linked from the blog were used as the backdrop
for songs, spoken word pieces and audience participation. The performance
of the blog was also a subject of the blog so that Warm Not Cold
While screens are ubiquitous and call for our attention from workstations, laptops and
handheld devices, there are many moments when the media is not wholly immersive
and the act of watching becomes a social experience, such as when several family members
are crowded around one monitor, expectantly waiting for a web animation to
download. The performance of Warm Not Cold works to explore the everyday reality of the viewer/screen
relationship, ultimately leading the audince away from the screen.
In the spirit of the abstract spam comments a blog attracts, Camille Paloque-Berges interjected this scrambled reading of a
Paris Hilton deposition at the April 11th Warm Not Cold performance
clip at Vimeo