The general public is given an introductory
lecture (in small groups) about the event; including a
description of the various spaces, stations and functions
within the entire Memory Arena Complex.
The public is offered the possibility to fill out a Personal Biography
Questionnaire and are told where to give it in to the
The public is offered the possibility to take part in the
readings by going to the Voluntary
This position is very important. It is the first
impression of the event that the general public will
experience. The lecture must be memorized and practiced
beforehand and may "overwhelm" the listeners
with detailed information which is only partially
Good Evening and welcome to the Memory Arena.
I would ask you to listen carefully to the information
which will be presented to you at this time.
In the center of the Administration Hall to your right is
the Archive. The Archive contains several categories of
files including the texts that will be read in the Arena
this evening. The archive holdings are made available to
the public. Files are to be read exclusively in the
Reading Room and are to be handled with the upmost care.
Please ask at the Public Access Counter for assistance in
lending these files.
The archive is continually updated with information from
the present time and place. If you wish to submit a
Personal Biography Questionnaire please make a request at
the end of this orientation.
If you should choose to participate as a reader in the
Arena, you may do so by applying at the Voluntary Reader
Counter in the Control Center. When at all possible, you
will be entered into the Main Protocol. Our personnel
will give you the necessary instructions to proceed as a
You may inform yourself as to the most current state of
the ongoing readings in the Arena by consulting the
Protocol Chart which is located in the Cafe at the end of
For advanced information research please report to
the Hypertext Navigation Center at the front end of the
Complaints will be taken only by the Head Administrator
located in the Control Center.
All other questions will be handled at Information which
is located at the rear end of the Hall.
Please be aware, that through the Musical Incisions in
the Arena, there will be time delay of approximately 30
minutes. Memory Arena time is not Real Time.
Eating, Drinking and Smoking are allowed only in the
Cafe. We wish to remind you that other exhibitions in the
Arken Museum are open this evening and that you may
re-enter the Memory Arena when you wish.
We hope that you have a pleasant stay in the Memory
Arena. May I offer anyone a Personal Biography