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[performance] Ballettikka Internettikka Nipponnikka /I.Štromajer & B.Zorman / 23. 11. 2009. at 06:04 GMT/UTC+9 / internet


Live Internet Broadcast (high speed Iridium satellite data connection) from Minami Torishima Island, Japan, Pacific Ocean
on Monday, 23 November 2009 at 06:04 GMT/UTC+9
= Sunday, 22 November 2009 at 22:04 Berlin Time
= Sunday, 22 November 2009 at 16:04 New York Time
= Monday, 23 November 2009 at 00:34 New Delhi Time

[for the audience: Internet event only]


Ballettikka Internettikka Nipponnikka

Authors and performers: Igor Štromajer and Brane Zorman
Theoretical adviser: Bojana Kunst

Performed live on Minami Torishima Island, Japan, 23 November 2009
Start time / sunrise: 06:04 AM GMT/UTC+9
Live Internet broadcast

Music by Brane Zorman Vs BeitThron & Matjaž Drevenšek
Video edited live (on the spot) by Igor Štromajer

Co-produced by Intima Virtual Base and Cona, Slovenia

Ballettikka Internettikka Nipponnikka on the Japanese island Minami Torishima, 23 November 2009, at sunrise

by Igor Štromajer and Brane Zorman


Ballettikka Internettikka is a series of tactical art projects which began in 2001 with the exploration of Internet ballet. It explores wireless Internet ballet performances combined with guerrilla tactics and mobile live Internet broadcasting strategies. After invading the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow (2002), La Scala in Milan (2004), the National Theatre in Belgrade (2005), Volksbühne in Berlin (2006), City Hall and Lippo Centre in Hong Kong (2007), a construction site in Seoul (2008) and other institutions and their concepts, Štromajer and Zorman are preparing a new Internet ballet – Ballettikka Internettikka Nipponnikka, broadcasting live from Minami Torishima island, Japan. Paciific Ocean.


Action to be performed: At the same time that two Suns simultaneously rise from the Pacific Ocean, two robots will walk/dive into the ocean, dancing an early morning Internet Ballet at the easternmost point of Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun.


+ informacija v slovenščini: (PDF, 284 kB) –


See also:
Ballettikka Internettikka Norddikka – jilting the robot in the loneliness of the Arctic ice, Svalbard, Arctic Ocean, 2008/09


Ballettikka Internettikka Intermenttikka – jilting the robot at a construction site in Seoul, Korea, 2008



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