Upcoming presentation/workshop with Aya Ben Ron & victorine van Alphen who share a similar and unique approach to designing layered situations through all kinds of media that enable to move through and beyond taboos, social conventions. Stirring imagination as well as political ideas through their award winning installations, these two artists were matched by New Images Paris 2023 to share their experiences, approaches, methods and unique artistic attitude that for each of them came from experiment with technology as well as ... – Read more.
Thanks to the Mix Brasil for arranging this opportunity, appreciating and deepening the queering layers of IVF-X and thanks to my truly great actresses Ruda and Bioncinha who understood the piece very well and made it their own, and had the courage to challenge the audience and the sensitivity to open them up and make them feel safe with all their intimate stories and preferences for their cyborgs and real lives. They noticed how at times... people would look at them while filling in the gender bender, at those times they ... – Read more.
With no less then Blake Kammerdiener (Filmprogrammer SXSW), Chou Tung-Yen (Director In the mist), Christopher Lane Davis (Artist Gumbal Dreams) and myself. It was an extraordinary open panel talk where we mostly discussed the human relations and intimacy that live performance either inside or outside VR create. As well as the future of VR, XR and possibilities for the exploration of identity and new social norms and ... – Read more.
From 13-30 October IVFX was exhibited in Taiwan at the futuristic Kaohsiung Filmfestival at the Pier-2 Art Center. It became a huge success and spread on local (social) media, was shared by influencers, but most importantly: lead to many feelings and discussions, and surprised the actor with all the intimate reproduction stories that people opened up during and after breeding their cyborgs. ... – Read more.
IVF-X will show at Kunsthalle Bremen 20-25 April 2022, and is nominated for all the innovation categories: Narrative innovation, visual innovation, and technological innovation. The awards will take place 25th of April. IVF-X is an awarded continuously mutating transmedia experience inviting *couples or singles to 'breed' digitally in a posthuman clinic using A.I. & Procedural Visual Simulation to grow cyborgs. *LGTBQ+ Proof. In the future, what will it mean for humans to breed if it is not so much a biological matter but ... – Read more.