The Human Factor is a web and public space performance project,
developed for P_O_, which took place
in May/ June/ July 2004 in the city of Terrassa (Spain).
A series of "agents" (performers, volunteering participants), all of
them citizens of Terrassa, established
during those three months a secret webmail correspondence with the
No one, except Dora, knew who were those agents
and how many of them were active.
During the month of May 2004, the agents sent to the author all kinds of
information about themselves and their city. Using that information as a
starting point, the author designed a group of performances in public
space (happening in June/ July 2004) which would, gradually, reveal to
the general web and city public and to the different agents the identity
and the number of agents.
But what once was top secret is now fully disclosed, and you can read
here all those secret letters between
author and agents, so being able to reconstruct the very exciting story
of The Human Factor.
UNFORTUNATELY, all that correspondence is in Spanish, and either you
understand Spanish, or you start
now to learn it (a very worthwhile enterprise) or you can use the
recommended link to translate the letters: