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© martina morger 2020

Human Resource Hybrid Reality.

AI performance / collaboration with wassili widmer & john butler / 3h / 2019

ISO Design, Glasgow, UK

The project aims to explore the psychological aspects of labour performativity as ‘system efficiency’ under the current neoliberal political system. The project engages this theme in a multi-dimensional show that merges expressive elements from computer animation and performance art via the medium of a Motion Capture suit. Taking place in both the virtual and in the physical worlds, the performance creates a symbolic scenario that conveys the violent dynamic to which the workforce is subjected. In its engagement with this topical theme, the project intends to foster a reflection on the ephemerality of performance as an impermanent, non-reproducible artwork. During the event, the audience will be given the chance to experience the performance through three different mediums.