a play about our obsession with becoming machine.
A band of pretend scientists perform research to early ’80s music
while pontificating on the nature of reality, humanity, and the on and the off.
"I propose to consider the question not of whether machines can think...but rather whether sentient beings can...be mistaken for a machine by a machine. "
--- Kate Brehm
Meditation Zero takes a stab at ruminating on what Freud would recognize as the Death Drive, but which I am reframing as the cyborg situation.
With text from the New Scientist and phrases from Rosalind Krause and Alan Turing
- Spring 2016 - Mabou Mines Resident Artist Program