Location: Theater Kikker
World Brain by Stéphane Degoutin & Gwenola Wagon (France 2015, 75 min.)
The film version of the installation. World Brain warns of the collective intelligence of the Internet gaining self-sufficiency. The film largely consists of found material, such as YouTube videos and newsfeeds, supplemented with scenes from the guerrilla research of an underground group of scholars.
Stéphane Degoutin― Artist
Stéphane Degoutin is an artist, writer and researcher, born in Toronto, Canada. He lives and works in Paris. His main research interests are mankind after man, architecture after pleasure and the Umwelt of data. His projects focus on ambivalent situations, between war and dance, sexual pleasure and nonplaces, the city and its potential, posthuman theories and the obsolescence of mankind. He creates films, video and sound installations, theoretical texts, places, such as Mute, Empty and Cyborgs in the Mist, or the photoblog Lost in Créteil. He created the online installations Googlehouse and What Are You?, and the temporary massage structure Here is Where We Meet. He co-founded the Terrorism Museum and the collective Nogo Voyages.