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1. “BicycleTV: Some Interactive Exercise,” Nancy Paterson (1989). The handlebar and pedals of the interface bicycle provide the viewer interactive control over the direction and speed of travel. Cycling is transduced into the virtual environment, distilling the active body in the virtual scenario. A video projector or large screen is used for display. The arrows on the screen indicate choices 33 to the rider. The image is from an exhibition (curator Luc Courchesne) in Montreal titled “TeleVisions” at PRIM in 1991.
He pointed out that three years after Canadian artist Nancy Paterson completed “Bicycle TV” (1990), an interactive laser disc that interfaced with a bicycle and its rider, “exercise cycles were available with simulated travel on graphic displays” (Penny 1995: 48). 1] Since much of the extensive, heterogeneous history of interactive art has pursued a decidedly anti-commercial direction, we pose the rhetorical question: In what ways does such commercial saturation of interactive multimedia challenge its ability to resonate with artistic meaning?