Cake War

2003, University of Texas at Austin, Transmedia, Prof. Mike Smith

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A documented performance piece, specifically a 'happening.' This one was built on the concept that since we weren't allowed to bring food into the transmedia room because of the ridiculously expensive bluescreen set-up, we would circumvent that and have not just a food-fight, but a food-war, all behind a protective plastic tarp. Originally we intended to get our teacher, Mike Smith, in the middle of this and bombard him with chocolate cake, but our T.A., Erick, insisted that this was too mean, and to please modify it. So, we took out our aggressive messiness on each other instead. There was really no other point to the project than that, and I came home with icing in my hair.