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A conversational labyrinth where the walls are lined with phrases composed, in real time with sound and words, in a virtual environment.Labylogue, a tribute to Jorge Luis Borges' The Library of Babel, was a simulated three-dimensional large-scale visual poetry performance. Created from different French language speaking Internet nodes, it incorporated software-generated text, triggered by algorithmic recognition of words spoken by participants meeting virtually in the labyrinth. Maurice Benayoun explains that in art spaces and museums in three different French speaking cities -- Brussels, Lyon, and Dakar -- Labylogue developed eight main themes that invited visitors to meet in the labyrinth and as they conversed, immerse themselves in the accompanying text on the walls.Source: Narrabase