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Darth Vader Army! | by Nadya Peek
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Darth Vader Army!

Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni's Last Manoeuvres in the Dark is a networked field of 300 terracotta Darth Vader masks, perched on high sticks and aligned in a military formation like the Xian army. Outfitted with a set of ethernet ports and a microprocessor, each mask is wired to a monolithic black computer fitted with an artificial intelligence program. The system has been given the task to compose and play the darkest song ever. The evil anthem is assembled from a huge catalog of music that range from Gabriel Fauré's Requiem to heavy metal songs.

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Taken on July 18, 2008