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An interactive installation that was displayed in August 2008 during a residency at the Dora Maar House in Ménerbes, France. The first in a series of "Uberobjects", Père Ubu borrows from the most seductive formal qualities of today’s slick consumer gadgets, and appears as a photorealistic, larger-than-life, reactive virtual object. The piece could be seen by passers-by who walked in front of the building’s main gallery window. Viewers could interact with the piece by approaching the window, but too much activity caused the object to recoil into a ball, with just an eye-like lens blinking vigilantly. When the viewer sustained his or her gaze for several seconds, the object would unfold to reveal its inner body, and eventually capture a photograph of the viewer to display on a screen on its belly.