25. what was he thinking about? berlin? praha? ljubljana? skopje?

Title: what was he thinking about? berlin? praha? ljubljana? skopje? / emotional virtual environment / intimate spectacle
202 files: 3.03 MB
Created: 2000 (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Deleted: 4 June 2011
Author: Igor Štromajer
Produced by Intima Virtual Base – www.intima.org

Courtesy of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain (Propiedad del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, España). Since 2001, the project part of the permanent collection of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía [commissioned].

MNCA Reina Sofia

Award: ARCO El Mundo – Unedisa El Mundo net art; ARCO – International Contemporary Art Fair, Madrid, Spain, February 2001 * El Mundo Award to the best Net-Art Work [EUR 10.000]; award initiated by Vicente Matallana, La Agencia, Madrid, http://www.laagencia.org
Jury: Christine van Assche, Chief Curator, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; José Jiménez, Aesthetics Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid; Benjamin Weil, Curator, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

ARCO El Mundo Net Art exhibition space, Madrid, 2001 (Photo: Vicente Matallana)

– 5 CLASS files
– 3 JAR file
– 89 HTML files
– 94 GIF files
– 2 JPG files
– 1 MID file
– 5 RA files
– 1 TXT file
– 2 SWF files

– Original intima.org URL (2000-2011): http://www.intima.org/city

– List of exhibitions (until 2007): www.intima.org/exhibit.html
– List of selected related texts (until 2007): www.intima.org/archives.html


– ARCO Report by Ysabel de la Rosa, artnet.com, 2002

Selected screenshots/fragments (click to enlarge):

[Flickr] www.flickr.com/photos/intima-photo/sets/72157626575106539

Original instructions (from 2000):

do you underst& .0.1. logic? in what % percentage? have you ever been in lyon, france? why? why? why? go: berl!n *

this is a project about 4 emotional atmospheres:

berl!n (Berlin, Germany)
sk[]pje (Skopje, Macedonia)
pra||a (Praha/Prague, Czech Republic)
l,ubl,ana (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

In order to navigate and explore the complete project you need:



PC; min. PII, 300 MHz, 64 MB RAM // Mac
min. 28.8 kbs
soundcard, multimedia

Cellular phone / PDA:

WAP enabled cellular phone // PDA



MS IE 5+ /and/ Netscape 4+ (best results: combine both simultaneously)
Java, JavaScript
min. resolution: 800×600, High Color, 14″ (opt. resolution 1024×768, High Color, 17″)
Macromedia Flash 3+
e-mail software (& account)
WAV, AU, MIDI, RA(M)/RealAudio plug-ins (audio)
MP(E)G, RealVideo, AVI, QuickTime plug-ins (video)

Cellular phone / PDA:

WAP 1+



don’t look for answers, there (inside) are questions only
what you get is not what you see; there is more (always) – explore (inside // outside)
free your mind and the rest will follow


be patient, this is internet…
REFRESH // RELOAD frames as many times you want (as frequently as you can – use right-mouse-button)
use other system-installed software (VolumeControl etc.) simultaneously
click on everything you want to
enjoy; don’t rush (watch, listen, play)

Cellular phone / PDA:

be even more patient, this is WAP…
File types included in this project (listed here for your own security):


.html, .gif, .jpg, .txt, .mid, .wav, .au, .ra, .ram, .swf, .class, .jar, .mpg, .mpeg, .avi, .rv, .rvm, .mov
[NO: .exe, .com, .bat, .zip, .sys, .ini, .dos, .ess, .dll, .log, .dat files]

Cellular phone / PDA:

.wml, .wbm, .wpmb


images, texts, animations, movies, sounds, html, Java, JavaScript and Flash objects created, recorded, edited, paid/bought and stolen by Igor Stromajer, http://www.intima.org

certain Java applets legally bought from
Fabio Ciucci / AnfyTeam, http://www.anfyteam.com

the basic structure of the project placed on the http://www.intima.org but the project itself spreaded over different servers all over the world (many external links included)

special thanks to: Irena Pivka and Bojan Golčar

what was he thinking about? berlin? praha? ljubljana? skopje?
WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) Bridge
[as shown on Sony Ericsson P800]