The Disruptive Design and Digital Fabrication exhibition explores the relationship between digital fabrication processes and social design that increasingly revolve around prototyping and iterative testing. Digital tools are today ubiquitous in academic and community settings, yet engaging with these goes beyond any particular technologically enhanced capacity. In what Katherine Hayles [...]
Code X: Film Screening | David Cronenberg’s eXistenZ (1999)
April 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free event as part of Onsite Gallery’s public event program for CodeX: playable & disruptive futurist eArt.
Set in the near-future, eXistenZ depicts a society in which game designers are worshipped as superstars and players can organically enter inside the games. At the centre of the story is Allegra Geller whose latest games system eXistenZ taps so deeply into its users’ fears and desires that it blurs the boundaries between reality and escapism.
Runtime: 1 hour 37 minutes
Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: David Cronenberg