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WIWMAVG AIWLDS AATCWA

by 27 January 2020

ACTIVITY

WIWMAVG AIWLDS AATCWA

DATE

22.02.2020

Partner

Sonic Acts

Location

Amsterdam (NL)

Artist(s)

Marta Stražičić , Tea Stražičić & Nick Zhu

Links

Website

Motivational speaker and electronic sculptor bod [包家巷] (Nicholas Zhu) presents game demonstration and audio-visual performance What If We Made A Video Game And It Was Like Dark Souls And All The Characters Were Artists (WIWMAVGAIWLDSAATCWAfeaturing songs from his album Music for Self Esteem (2019). The visuals are done by SwS whose pretty/​menacing 90s-inspired graphics spike tracks dripping with self-awareness and its antidote.

Commissioned by KONTEJNER and Sonic Acts,What If We Made A Video Game And It Was Like Dark Souls And All The Characters Were Artists (WIWMAVGAIWLDSAATCWAis an enclosure of the audiovisual inputs of reality into the space of art that formally unifies performance and exhibition with the practices of organised interpersonal relationships. WIWMAVGAIWLDSAATCWA is shown here as a live-action game demonstration and audiovisual performance by @flufflord (Tea Stražičić), @pirate_sheep (Marta Stražičić) and @baojiaxiang (bod [包家巷]) featuring an Intel Realsense depth camera and songs from bod’s 2019 EP,Music for Self Esteem.

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