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Queer visions of coexisting with artificial intelligences
In the mid-1980s, Donna Haraway predicted that hybridized beings called cyborgs would overcome sexism and racism. Today, we see that Siri and Alexa, as artificial everyday assistants, are still being ordered to do "care work", while their male-voiced counterparts are being used in medicine and finance. Time for a reboot: Artificial intelligences, gender fluid robots, and (humanoid) dancers of Color come together, to create their own scenarios for coexisting across species.
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OLIVIA HYUNSIN KIM graduated with distinction from the Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaft Gießen and the HfMDK Frankfurt with a master's degree in choreography and performance. As ddanddarakim she collaborates with various artists. Her MeMe series she came, she saw, she said:meme (part 1), MeMe - I see. Ah! (Part 2) and Miss Yellow and Me - I wanna be a musical (Part 3) toured internationally and dealt with exoticism in relation to non-white, "other" bodies. At Sophiensæle she showed most recently her performance Yellow Banana (2019). She has received scholarships from the DAAD, the Berlin Senate, the Rebecca Skelton Fund, Erasmus and the Seoul National University.
Artistic Direction, Choreography, Performance Olivia Hyunsin Kim PERFORMANCE Zwoisy Mears-Clarke Sound ENVIRONMENT Martyna Poznańska Light, Video Jones Seitz MIS-EN-SCÈNE Kristin Gerwien ASSISTANT why elliy Dramaturgy, Production Management Melmun Bajarchuu
A production of Olivia Hyunsin Kim/ddanddarakim. Supported by the Capital Cultural Fund, the Cultural Office Frankfurt am Main, Arts Council Korea, Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe and the Hessische Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst and schloss bröllin e.V., supported by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and the district of Vorpommern-Greifswald. With the support of c-base, Tanzfabrik Berlin, TATWERK | Performative Forschung and Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte. Media partner: taz. die tageszeitung