Cage Match Project Round 3, HELP EARTH ROVER GET UNSTUCK!

a collaborative installation by Rachel Stuckey and Jesse Cline.

July 28th-August 31st 2017


I started re-doing missions I finished early on . . . I’m stuck in a hidden lobby, how can I leave? Every time I reboot and scan my memory unit for the correct pathway . . I reach the same impasse. The mission won’t let me go to sleep or leave the house . . . I can’t click on the mirror. If I’m truly glitched in, is there a way to go back and reload a previous save? The way I’m stuck, I can’t even kill myself, and loading the last save was three cycles ago. Thanks.

I’ve gotten stuck many times, and fast travel is the only way out . . . I went to the past, but now I am stuck here. Help me purchase fast travel, please! The solar panels are not recharging at all (no they’re not overheated, yes there is sunlight). Is this supposed to happen or is there something I’m doing wrong?

I am a lone, severed unit of a huge, electronic brain. The window I previously went through is closed. I’m about halfway through the geothermal valley — I’m not starting it again . . . I had to take a long phone call and when I came back I completely forgot how I got in. The ansible is only accessible from the exterior panel . . . attempting to communicate with the local fauna . . . Call home for me? Thanks. . . . If it matters, I also found the three potion elements just before this – but don’t see the cauldron to put them in. Does this have anything to do with it? Please help!!!

Rachel Stuckey is an artist who works with video and new media to question, parody, and endorse technology’s influence on human bodies, minds, and systems of belief. Her work crossbreeds new media with analog media and New Ageism with technophilia. She received an MFA in Transmedia Studio Arts from the University of Texas and a BFA in filmmaking from the University of Colorado Boulder. Stuckey has been artist-in-residence at Vermont Studio Center, Laboratory, Signal Culture, and the Media Archaeology Lab. Her work has shown in Houston, Nashville, Chicago, Providence, New York, Milwaukee, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Berlin, Prague, Ljubljana and elsewhere.

Jesse Cline is a designer and artist interested in contemporary systems of representation + production & the consequent appropriation and diversion of those systems. He received his BS in Electronic Media, Art and Communication from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his MFA in Design from the University of Texas at Austin.