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Wednesday, September 4 • 2:15pm - 4:15pm
Working Group Session 1: Performance and New Technologies

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Session Title: Humans and Non-humans – humanoids, players and simulations


Katie Hawthorne

Humanoid Performance in Rimini Protokoll’s Uncanny Valley (2018) and Holly Herndon’s Spawn (2019)How do non-human performers perform humanness on stage? In this paper I explore the aesthetics and reception of humanoid AI and robotic performers in two Berlin-based case studies... Read More →

Vlad Butucea

Everything. Video games, embodiment and ecologyThis paper discusses David O’Reilly’s video game Everything (2017). I will argue that its dramaturgy and gameplay raise questions about ecology by inviting empathetic interactions between the player and the objects in the game. As... Read More →

Jo Scott

Wild, mobile encounters: Re-forming the role of digital processes in place-making practicesThis presentation-provocation arises from a dissatisfaction with the role digital processes play in my current creative practices, engaging mobile devices in wild, urban places. It queries some... Read More →

Wednesday September 4, 2019 2:15pm - 4:15pm BST
Roborough: RS3