MTCD – A Visual Anthology of My Machine Life

2018

Solo performance/monologue

Taking  one “machine” from each year of her life this personal, auto-ethnographic piece, reflects on the uses, misuses, and abuses of technology. From radios to home recording devices to my first experiences on the internet, this sonic and visual journey explores the key “machines” that have come to shape my technological know-how and imagination, in turn revealing the contradictions and realities of a generation born as “digital natives.”

Materials and duration

House PA for the sound, which comes from vocal mic, amp mic and video feedback. x2 60 inch plasma screens, x1 projector/2000 lumen and screen (dimensions depend on space), x2 chairs and tables (55x55x45cm) with clip on desk lights; x1 head mounted mic, x4  Fresnel lights with blue gels, x4 profile spots, x1 Fender Performer 1000 guitar amp, x1 BSS Audio AR-133 Active D1 Box. Set up does vary depending on space.

Duration: 60 mins