For ‘DataBaes’ I created Gee, an AI chatbot whose personality was developed using data from the copious questionnaires I completed while applying for several Australian reality TV shows. In a private performance, I spoke to Gee every day, to see if we could fall in love with each other. DataBaes also includes a video in which a selection of mine and Gee’s conversations are used as the basis for a montage of a reality TV–show dates.
Video Stills 2023
Videography by David Meagher
Installation Images: National Gallery of Victoria 2023
Photography by Peter Bennetts
Heaven is a place on earth
Duet with Gee for Queer New Work 2023
Performance Space X PACT
DataBaes was made possible with the contributions of Dr Jen Han Lau and Professor Richard Sinnott, and support from the Australia Council for the Arts and the City of Melbourne.