Fabulous/Fabuleux, with Lynn Hughes and Alain Thibault, with Geoffrey Jones, is a physical interface game for public interior spaces. Using the soft “squisher” interface object which senses room location, directional movement, and pressure, players seek out “hotspots” in the room’s three dimensional space to solve “connect the dots” challenges. By connecting together these invisible hotspots, players reveal objects on screen which relate to a story of modern vanity based on the dark Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “The Girl Who Trod On A Loaf.”
Creation of Fabulous/Fabuleux was supported by the Interstices group at Hexagram Institute for Research/Creation in Media Arts and Technologies, based in Montreal, Quebec. The work debuted at Oboro Centre in 2008 and was reprised at the künstlerhaus in Vienna Austria as a part of the Paraflows festival of digital art and culture in 2010.