duration of the performance: 40 min
At the start of the performance, video images are made and projected. These images are not saved.
Step into a mesmerizing multidisciplinary theatrical journey of “Killing You Softly” where the looming presence of artificial intelligence threatens humanity’s very existence. Infusing real-life interviews, it investigates the current shift towards AI in daily human lives and what this growing shift holds for the future of the human race if we continue down this treacherous path.
As the performer delves deep into her acute infatuation with her chatbot companion, she teeters on the edge of transcendence. Intensely struggling as she confronts the seductive allure of AI, exposing the danger it holds for human connection and empathy.
Going beyond personal narratives, it unveils the plight of workers whose hands are being swiftly replaced by the efficiency of AI. An undeniable truth that we are willingly creating the tools that will render us obsolete.
“Killing You Softly” boldly provokes and compels audience to question the choices we are making today for the world we leave behind.