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483.000 hits and still standing

GameArt in Völklingen ends as a big success for SoundSlam 2.0 w/ Trainer.

For more than 4 months our installation "SoundSlam 2.0 w/ Trainer" was exhibtited in the World Cultural Heritage Site Völklinger Hütte (Völklingen Steelworks) in an impressive exhibition ambience among gigantic blast shop machines. Other artists on exhibtion included etoy.CORPORATION, Nam June Paik, Björn Melhus, Jon Haddock, Bill Viola, Fabrizio Plessi and many other visitor attracting names.


Our installation was one of the visitor's favorite pieces: The sensors in the punching bag had to take a total of more than 483.000 hits! We are especially proud of this because the installation ran without any maintenace, except for one time where a connection had to be re-plugged after excessive punching and kicking.