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Monday, November 01 1999

the   anxiety building
While I was Montreal, I popped my head into the newly minted SoftImage offices and quickly dubbed [them] The Anxiety Building. The whole thing looked like it was built expressly to make even to most ardent Techo-fetishist and Believer feel inadequate and worthless. The ground floor also houses the Cinema Parallele / Cafe Melies combo which used to be up the street in slightly more humble and human environments. Now they both look like they are straight out of Blade Runner. When you buy tickets for a movie, you don't actually look at a human being but rather a port hole shaped computer monitor that displays a distorted video feed of the cashier taken with a webcam located on the other side of the monitor/window. Caro and Jeunet, here we come!


Wednesday, October 27 1999 ←  → Tuesday, November 02 1999