A video work that concerns a conversation between the artist and an internet bot installed on the social media app Kik. The bot, named Zo, is programmed to replicate chatty autonomous conversation. The dialogue that occurred is foregrounded in front of various melancholy habitats devoid of the human life from the Mass Effect video game series. Within the film the entity and the individual discuss artificial intelligence and the difference between being a robot and a human being.

 

Zo​, 2017

HD digital video
Duration 7 min 20 sec

Edition of 3, 1AP

 

Zo​ - Installation view