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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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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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Robot O Robot 2019

Post-rational short film with robo-choir on robo-empathy.
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EXPERIMENTAL METHODS

One of my specialities is being able to navigate the unknown. In all my work, whether for governments or galleries, I experiment. These experiments are open ended. Often I use experimental methods that lead but never define or restrict my research. They grow. Here some glimpses of methods that I used, sketched, sculpted, transformed and trashed throughout my Reseach at the Filmacademy, the most important one you can find under the post Dreaming like an Alien. Artistic research Method developed for Glasgow based curator ...
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