Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, 23.01.2020
The performance and video installation Quantum Brittle Stars generates perspectives on the human body, intimacy, and emotional states triggered by the continuous transformation of technology. Which modes of desire, which ideas of corporeality and interaction are appropriate given the ever-closer ties between humans and technology, human and non-human entities?
The interaction between the human performers and the sex robots on film prompts questions about corporeality, norms, and techno-deterministic worldviews. What are the scopes of action in a technicized world? Over the course of the performance four performers interact with one another and develop movement patterns that resemble situations of mutual affinity; the bodies seem to merge in a fluid and poetic way, yet their interactive constellations remain polymorphous. A specially composed sound piece structures the performance and video installation.
Performers: Giulia Franceschini, Evan Loxton, Elma Mateva, Louise Trueheart
Objects: Production/Design: Christin Rothe