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2012 / boxes, camera, C++ code, dice, LCD screen

part of 'Variable Operatives' a two-person show with Baiju Parthan at The Guild, Mumbai from 17th January to 29th February, 2012

Description

A performance machine. An animation engine. Dice kept inside an openable box can be played and different instances can be recorded.

On the adjacent screen, the recorded instances replay in a disrupted temporal rhythm. It cannot hold the present moment for too long and keeps snapping back to some instance of the past. The screen becomes a non-linear archive of the performance.

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