This kaleidoscopic compilation film about biogenetics, 3D printers and new models of artificial intelligence raises questions about new forms of virtual life. When virtual, non-living objects become self-aware beings, capable of touching humans both emotionally and physically, AI will have come of age.
The other films shown within Colonising Chaos
CosmoramaHugo Deverchère IFFR 2018 23′
This disorienting, cosmic site exploration tests our imagination by means of infrared imagery and radio-telescopic data that are turned into sound.
NematodesPeter Burr, Alexandra Grote IFFR 2018 3′
Peter Burr is fascinated by endlessly mutating labyrinths. For this digital animation about the networked life of worms he collaborated with a parasitologist.
Extrastellar Evaluations III : Entropy : 25800Chen Yin-ju IFFR 2018 17′
An extravagant film that appears as a message from outer space. A cryptic cocktail of thermodynamic laws, Egyptian gods and extra-stellar intelligence.
#57Joost Rekveld IFFR 2018 14′
A categorical accumulation of abstract patterns. Lines, colours and sounds obey an impenetrable logic. A quiet film that dares to be resolutely experimental.