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Saya Woolfalk: ChimaTEK

Saya Woolfalk. Digital mock-up of ChimaTEK: The Dinner Party Uploaded. © The Institute of Empathy

Performance: Saya Woolfalk’s ChimaTEK

Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 8–9 p.m.
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

Saya Woolfalk presents her interactive performance ChimaTEK: The Dinner Party Uploaded, which includes the Empathics, hybrid human-plant creatures that demonstrate the workings of their synthesizing machine. Woolfalk draws on museological, ethnographic, and ritualistic vocabularies and blends high and low aesthetics, providing a light-hearted look at a possible future.

Part of our new series Off the Wall, this month exploring Afrofuturism.