On the 30th of October 2000, the Torpor Vigil Industries Mobile Lab, with its extravagantly equipped crew of technicians and inspectors, hit the streets of Toronto to conduct a series of ‘reality checks’ aimed at determining the density and quality of reality at various institutions, residences, businesses, government offices and public spaces. Thanks to the curious sponsorship of the 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art’s StrangeWays program (curated by the International Bureau of Recordist Investigation), TVI was able to provide this valuable service for free. The following photographic documentation offers a heartwarming glimpse at the technical, personal and mystical adventures of...
A Day in the Life of the TVI Mobile Reality Inspection Lab