Redirect Art

Redirect art is a speculative software performance piece situated between the attention economy and embodied (un)learning. Entering the conventions of a website, the piece focuses on the potential of a technical url redirect protocol in its counter appropriation as a performance method, counter appropriating. The url takes the visitor into a potentiality of directions through their interaction choices, slowing down the experience of html redirection in order to make it visible, while incorporating in it an invitation for embodying the act of redirection with intent. In this way redirect art works as a gesture of redirecting attention, through redirecting urls within the narrative of contemporary user experience interaction