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Frequency 2019 Programme

Playing God

 

Playing God, Ben Fredericks

Thur 24 – Sun 27 October

Time: 10am – 5pm & Fri until 9pm

Location: The Kiosk

Imagine you are the captain of a space station. A space station suddenly presented with a humanitarian crisis. When given the choice, who will you save?

Playing God is an interactive VR thought experiment that lets you imagine you are the captain of a space station, a space station suddenly presented with a humanitarian crisis. It challenges its audience with a series of scenarios and questions based upon its narrative to explore how the audience would deal with a humanitarian crisis themselves.


About the Artist

Ben Fredericks

Ben Fredericks (1982, Nottingham UK) is a visual artist who works in Virtual Reality and moving image, producing artworks that are focused on ethics. His work is highly influenced by cinema and narrative structures in storytelling. Fredericks’ produces his cinematic work through an ever-changing interdisciplinary creative group, Ben Fredericks Collaborations, which brings together a wide variety of artists and professionals from across digital society.

www.benfredericks.co.uk

Twitter: @ben_fredericks