Past & Upcoming

16-31 of October 2021: IVF-X as part of IMAGINE FILM FESTIVAL @LAB111, Amsterdam

Breed & Meet your own cyborg baby now in this Golden Calf awarded futuristic installation. An immersive audiovisual experience speculating on the future of human reproduction. (Last chance to see IVF-X in The Netherlands:) Reserve your 20 minute time slot here. "a third space beyond the ever-present binary thinking" wrote the Netherlands film festival jury - who nominated IVF-X for a golden calf and unfolded the urgency: "IVF‑X does what good sci-fi can do. It becomes a mirror for our existing world, in this case ...
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IVF-X receives Golden Calf for Digital Culture at Netherlands Film Festival

"a third space beyond the ever-present binary thinking" A dream to read the words of the jury - who nominated me for a golden calf and unfolded the urgency: "IVF‑X does what good sci-fi can do. It becomes a mirror for our existing world, in this case addressing presup­po­si­tions and biases surrounding parent­hood. The care­fully consid­ered scenog­raphy and the stages in which the story is constructed make even a scep­tical audi­ence into vulner­able partic­i­pants. Story and tech­nology are one. This is not a VR ...
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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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