IVF-X Digital Parenting in Hybrid Reality

Next Expo at Imagine Film Festival 2021 | In the future, what will it mean to breed or reproduce if it is not so much a physical matter but a matter of choice and technology? Speculating on the future of human reproduction, Victorine van Alphen created a hybrid reality in which you can breed & meet your own cyborg baby based on human characteristics in post-human bodies. After an interview with futuristic elements, you will encounter your interactive cyborg baby, uniquely rendered for you, based on ...
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Dispersed and Dislocated: The construction of liveness in live intermedial performance

Cormac Power (2008) .... [highlights] the key aspect of the liveness of a performance, as opposed to a live recording or broadcast, which is 'the potential for discourse between the processes of presentation and the processes of preparation...and reception', which 'are never finished until the performance is 'finished'' (in Power 2008: 157). Scott, J., 2012. Dispersed and Dislocated: The construction of liveness in live intermedial performance. Body, Space & Technology, 11. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/bst.75 ...
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De Achtste Dag | The Eighth Day

Trans-media Performance in Frascati Theater premiered in 2016 on future scenario's. Elements continue to be performed/evolved. A collective thought experiment dividing the audience in utopians and dystopians. Directed by Victorine van Alphen, Starring the Artists Katinka de Jonge, Celine Talens, Actors Dilan Yurdakul, Sieger Baljon, Bram Remie & Writer Lotte Landman "...But on a crucial point, van Alphen takes distance from the futurists: she opposes it with sensuality. In ‘De Achtste Dag’, van Alphen clashes the ...
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Dreaming like an Alien (Artistic Research)

How do we remain alien enough to a technology to recognize and play with its character, meaning and even absurdity, while being familiar enough to be able to dream in its internal logic*? As part of my graduate research in the context of the Research Master of Film, I collaborated with the Visual Effects & Immersive Media department ‘with these alien eyes and method’. The months grew into a year and from these experiments and collaborations the ideas for the IVF-X exhibition/VR-experience were created. This research ...
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Two = Game Over

Mixed-footage essayfilm on 21st century Motherhood and the question: (Why/How) do future (wo)men need/ want/create babies? (In process: expected premiere ...
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IVF-X

Posthuman parenting in hybrid reality: Become a digital parent now! In the future, what will it mean to breed or reproduce if it is not so much a physical matter but a matter of choice and technology? Speculating on the future of human reproduction, Victorine van Alphen created a hybrid reality in which you can breed & meet your own cyborg baby based on human characteristics in post-human bodies. After an interview with futuristic elements, you will encounter your interactive cyborg baby, uniquely rendered ...
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