As a public kiosk, SlaugtherHouse is an interactive tour through an actual slaughterhouse in Phillipi, West Virginia. The piece opens in the outdoor coral as the user is herded through the assembly line. Just as in the actual slaughterhouse there is methodical process of steps the user must accomplish before they can continue there tour.

Source footage was capture at Young & Stout slaughterhouse on October 19, 1996, in the form of 35mm photographs, 1/2 in video and hi8 video. Created in Macromedia Director this piece make wide use of case statements to test the progress of the user.

Bill Hill