DISCOPIA

The performers find themselves in a desolate landscape littered with digital waste. They learn to communicate through the creation, repetition, and distortion of sound and movement. Found sounds are recorded and translated, the sound of a car is transformed into an echo of waves - this is their only connection to a world which once was. Can they use the technology which ultimately destroyed them to rebuild a better world?

Responding to  post-work theory the rise of AI in the workplace, and our acceleration towards ecological breakdown, we will examine what labour might look like in a post- work world, how value might be defined when money becomes valueless and where people will invest their most treasured currency - time.

A new collaboration between Excessive Human Collective, Larisa Trio and Devon Bonelli

‘How did you go bankrupt?’ Bill asked. ‘Two ways,’ Mike said. ‘Gradually and then suddenly.’ 

 

Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

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