Vanguard Internet user oath

 

Video-performance in the wellknown chinese video website "youku" : http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNjI1MDE1NTYw.html, 1 min, 2010 

french subtitle vidéo: http://vimeo.com/77393264

English subtitle vidéo ( in progress) :

 

 

I invented the “Vanguard Internet User”, inspired by “avant-garde Leninist workers”. Masking face and voice reflects a genuine political risk. The video was made specifically to be posted on Youku, the Chinese equivalent of Youtube but in the end very few people saw it. Among the sheer mass of online videos it must have escaped the censor’s vigilance and continued to resist, haunting cyberspace like a lost ghost.