A Piecce Of Work

In Performance: Annie Dorsen – A Piece Of Work (Vienna, Austria)

A Piece Of Work Annie Dorsen brut Wien 5.4.2013 & 6.4.2013 Vienna, Austria   A Piece of Work uses a 21st century Hamlet machine: a congenially programmed network is fed Hamlet texts. The technology produces ever-new scenes, songs, scores, and pictures. In this Hamlet of the post-humanist age, the connection between human and machine is reversed and a mix of data, language, algorithms, and interfaces will fascinate viewers. Scott Shepherd, member of the influential theatre collective The Wooster Group and the group Elevator Repair Service, performs between computers, automated lighting equipment, sound and video equipment, and works from a newly generated version of A Piece of Work live every evening. Not least, the theatre’s past and future itself are at stake. After their piece Hello ...