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Thursday, 8 August, 2002, 09:25 GMT 10:25 UK
In pictures: Hi-tech art attack
A group of performance artists called the Jackal Project is turning hi-tech into high art. The collective of media artists are reshaping discarded computer parts, batteries and bits of wire into works of art. They recently showed off their work at the world's leading computer graphics conference, Siggraph, in the US.

Jackals performance art
The Jackals walked around in masks, with video cameras to stream pictures wirelessly to other Jackal

Jackal holds up the PDA project
The Personal Digital Annoyance provided a constant verbal reminder of appointments and e-mails

The Jackals are a performance art collective
The Jackals take discarded technology and combine different elements to create a new vision of the future

Jackal playing a toy guitar
There is a serious side to the Jackals. They are trying to show how obsolete technology can find new uses


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Jackal Ben Chang
Playful attitude to technology
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