Suzanne Treister
1993-4

SOFTWARE

A series of imaginary software packages

Media: Oil paint &/or mixed media on cardboard boxes and floppy disks
Dimensions of each diptych: 22.5 x 16 x 4 cm (x 2)

Exhibited at:
ACCA, Melbourne, Australia (25 March - 24 April 1994); Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia (1994); Union Gallery, University of Adelaide, Australia (1995);
Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (1995); P.P.O.W. Gallery New York at Frieze London (5-8 Oct 2017) (view installation).


1995 Catalogue essay by Richard Grayson for Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo

SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Kiss Morph SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/RETRIEVAL System SOFTWARE/Manual
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Ethical Hallucinations SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/VR Red Player SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Saviours
SOFTWARE/Windows SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Sacred Vision SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Double Implication
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Kiss SFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/States of Perpetual Excitement SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Scene of the Crime
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Gates of Wisdom SOFTWARE/Death Hospitals Morgues 200 Views SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Entrance to the Diningroom of the Virtual Castle
SOFTWARE/Q.Would You Recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Entrance to the Virtual Castle (Summer) SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Real Leather Spreadsheets: LoveHeart SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/SOLUTIONS
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/KISS SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Entrance to the Kitchen of the Virtual Castle SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/2 Interactive Torture Chambers
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Switch No. 1 SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Switch No. 2 SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Switch No. 3
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Entrance to the Study of the Virtual Castle SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Your Vile Questions Answered SOFTWARE/The Joker
SOFTWARE/DOG/CAT PET MORPH SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Black Forest Cake SOFTWARE/Real Leather Spreadsheets
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Surgical Slip SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Entrance to the Bedroom of the Virtual Castle SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Glockenspiel
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Entrance to the Hallway of the Virtual Castle SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Kitsch'n Sink SOFTWARE/Trophies
SOFTWARE/Magenta Monochrome with protective devices SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Serv-Wel SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/NO RESOLUTION
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/SNOOP SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Pet Morph (Black) SOFTWARE/Trepanitarium
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Paradise Ghost SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Pet Morph (Light Brown) SOFTWARE/Joker (+Batman)
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Kitsch'n Death Scene SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/WhiteSatin Spreadsheets SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Post-Cosmic
SOFTWARE/INSANE SOFTWARE/S.P.E.L.L.S SOFTWARE/Software to enter the Nursery of the Virtual Castle (Yellow)
SOFTWARE/Software to enter the Nursery of the Virtual Castle (Red) SOFTWARE/Software to enter the Nursery of the Virtual Castle (Orange) SOFTWARE/Software to enter the Nursery of the Virtual Castle (Purple)
SOFTWARE/Software to enter the Nursery of the Virtual Castle (Turquoise) SOFTWARE/Software to enter the Nursery of the Virtual Castle (Green) SOFTWARE/Software to enter the Nursery of the Virtual Castle (Magenta)
SOFTWARE/Cerulean Monochrome:Basic SOFTWARE/Geranium Lake Monochrome:Basic SOFTWARE/Green Monochrome:Basic
SOFTWARE/Red Monochrome:Basic SOFTWARE/Purple Monochrome:Basic SOFTWARE/Orange Monochrome:Basic
SOFTWARE/Blue Velvet:Double Disc SOFTWARE/Carpet Disc SOFTWARE/Black Leather Double Disc
SOFTWARE/Red Velvet Balcony Disc Pack SOFTWARE/Carpet Disc Packs (x5) SOFTWARE/Cloud

Old reproductions of missing works:
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Entrance to the Virtual Castle (Winter) SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Fantasy race SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Dream Monster
SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Entrance to the Virtual Castle SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Memorial SOFTWARE/Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise?/Joker