The aim of the TROIA -Temporary Residence of Intelligent Agents- project is to focus public awareness and discussion on the technologies of political control which are taking ground in Europe.
TROIA is developimg a huge transportable stage that will function like a Trojan Horse by infiltrating the concious and unconcious precepts of both the visitors and passers by alike. Though it has the appearance of a gift it carries a dangerous and at times subversive content.
The subject matter is communicated by performers acting as undercover agents provocateurs following a script generated by each host country where TROIA is exhibited. The actors, not detectable as such, mingle with the crowd and go to see the event with them. Their task is to initiate conversations and to infiltrate the public space with information and opinions.
This combination of subtle dissemination and spectacular form should open a field of tension within the visitor that lasts well after the project is finished …