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 ... – Read more.
"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 ... – Read more.
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 ... – Read more.
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 ... – Read more.
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 ... – Read more.