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Cyber Dada Manifesto

Print
Nov 1990 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

First sheet of paper contained within the Manifesto booklet. Black and white double sided photocopy, with the text:
On the obverse:

'@ Cyber
Cybertronic feelings guarantee
Enhance your existence Now
Psycho active guru vibrations
are available to tune your body and soul
Instant Karmic balance
for physical reality, as it breaks up.
Transfer your consciousness to
Cyber Dada World.
Fully integrated post digital processor and memory structure.
Immortalise within shock absorbed impact tested durable casings.
Rot resistant, shiny and indestructable.
Freindly [misspelled] knowbots will interact with you via reforms
so that language becomes a thing of the past.
Forget the mundane elements of articulated existence.
You can exist in total leisure space with infinite phases for enjoyment and
excitement.'

Below that text follow some graphic-drawings with inscribed text: 'Futuristic cyuality expose /
Cyberdada are open NOW for your injection. Hydrolised lubricant-proteins READY.'
[below in a circle] 'cOme'.
[below] 'Technological apparatass'

On the reverse are text and a diagram.
Text:
'WE MAKE ART SYSTEM
Linking pieces of technology together to make art systems - combining effects and images to create art that is automatic. Twenty-five images per second fed direct to your eys [misspelled] for consumption. Switch to mode 2 because there is too much red and change that filter to new type soft focus.'
Diagram:
'CYBERDADA THEORY DIAGRAM
(how to make cyberdada work)'
[diagram contains 17 boxes related to each other with arrows and resulting in the output 'Cyberdada products']
[The headings / content of the boxes are]:
'One or more human brains
Comic book/manga/pop culture
video games
circuit board
skin product
junk
hot wet nodes
virtual/smart drugs
muscles
mutation
video camera
scanner
computer one
computer two
computer three
photograph
projection'

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleCyber Dada Manifesto (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Photocopied print on paper
Brief description
Black and white doublesided printed paper being part of photocopied booklet, 'Cyber Dada Manifesto', by Troy Innocent and Dale Nason, 1990.
Physical description
First sheet of paper contained within the Manifesto booklet. Black and white double sided photocopy, with the text:
On the obverse:

'@ Cyber
Cybertronic feelings guarantee
Enhance your existence Now
Psycho active guru vibrations
are available to tune your body and soul
Instant Karmic balance
for physical reality, as it breaks up.
Transfer your consciousness to
Cyber Dada World.
Fully integrated post digital processor and memory structure.
Immortalise within shock absorbed impact tested durable casings.
Rot resistant, shiny and indestructable.
Freindly [misspelled] knowbots will interact with you via reforms
so that language becomes a thing of the past.
Forget the mundane elements of articulated existence.
You can exist in total leisure space with infinite phases for enjoyment and
excitement.'

Below that text follow some graphic-drawings with inscribed text: 'Futuristic cyuality expose /
Cyberdada are open NOW for your injection. Hydrolised lubricant-proteins READY.'
[below in a circle] 'cOme'.
[below] 'Technological apparatass'

On the reverse are text and a diagram.
Text:
'WE MAKE ART SYSTEM
Linking pieces of technology together to make art systems - combining effects and images to create art that is automatic. Twenty-five images per second fed direct to your eys [misspelled] for consumption. Switch to mode 2 because there is too much red and change that filter to new type soft focus.'
Diagram:
'CYBERDADA THEORY DIAGRAM
(how to make cyberdada work)'
[diagram contains 17 boxes related to each other with arrows and resulting in the output 'Cyberdada products']
[The headings / content of the boxes are]:
'One or more human brains
Comic book/manga/pop culture
video games
circuit board
skin product
junk
hot wet nodes
virtual/smart drugs
muscles
mutation
video camera
scanner
computer one
computer two
computer three
photograph
projection'
Dimensions
  • Length: 29.8cm
  • Width: 21cm
Credit line
Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patric Prince
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
E.1111:2-2008

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Record createdJune 8, 2009
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