Alex Wang and Chill Chill present their cyberoptic visions of modern China.
Loosely based on the dystopian illusions of Orwell’s 1984, the duo has created an apocalyptic landscape with game engine environments and avatars to guide the audience through this unreal cityscapes.
Their performance includes contemporary critiques and historical warnings for future civilisations: from autonomous surveillance to artificial agency, the pair presents an alarming forecast for the digital age.
Asia TOPA is a joint initiative of the Sidney Myer Fund and Arts Centre Melbourne and is supported by the Australian and Victorian Government.
Please note, this concert contains strobe lighting, high intensity sound, lighting and smoke machine.
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre, Mat Sisbah and AsiaTOPA
This production is part of the following series:
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Thursday 26 March 2020 8pm
Duration: 2 hours 15 mins (incl. interval)
Standard $31 ($25 Concession)
This concert is set in theatre-style. Seating in the Primrose Potter Salon is general admission.
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