Mouchette and Bitcoin


Stage4NewMedia: Identity,  Mouchette and Bitcoin
The value of bitcoin is secured by the credit of all bitcoin traders. In other words, it’s based on everyone who use it. This is very similar to the vietual character Mouchette, the identity of her comes from the relationship, not the government certified ID card.
Identity is an enduring topic. Identity is the conception, qualities, beliefs, and expressions that make a person or groupWith the deepening of globalization, it seems that everyone is losing their sense of identity. The Internet as an important support for Globalization, artist Martine Neddam created website Mouchette.org to discuss the identity issue. Mouchette .org poses as the personal website of a thirteen year old girl. Many people leave feedback on the website or conmmunicated with ‘Mouchette’ through internet. These   interactive between audience and ‘Mouchette’ makes Mouchette exist. The identity of Mouchette is based on the relationship of audience and her.
This made me reminds the bitcoin. Supported by the blockchain technology, the bitcoin can be uses as a real currency, The value of bitcoin is secured by the credit of all bitcoin traders. In other words, it’s based on everyone who use it. This is very similar to the vietual characterMouchette, the identity of her comes from the relationship, not the government certified ID card.


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