VIDEO POST relaunches the mini-documentary of ‘Ventriloquist Ontology’ project by Afroditi Psarra during a month of residency at iii (Instrument Inventors Initiative) in Netherland, investigation on the relationship between man and machine through a performative gesture born from the encounter between a performer with wearable textiles, in the perspective of the the urge to consider the world considering other-than-human entities and ‘objects’ as equally important as human beings.
Afroditi Psarra, Ventriloquist Ontology, 2021
The Ventriloquist Ontology performance took place on Sunday, 19 September 2021 at the iii Workspace as part of the ‘Soft Control’ showcase.
Performer: Tingyi Jiang | Videographers: Tanja Busking and Francesco Enriquez | Research assistants: Sadaf Sadri (GPT-2) and James Wenlock (BLE + SuperCollider)
The mini documentary was filmed and edited by Tanja Busking with footage taken during the iii residency