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You, Copiphora gorgonensis
2020-12-30, 02:00–03:02, ChaosTrawler

You, Copiphora gorgonensis' is an hour-long meditative experience for online audience focusing on interspecies relationships, psychoacoustics and presence.

Over five stages, participants undergo a metamorphosis into Copiphora gorgonensis, a grasshopper-like insect that - despite 650 million years of evolutionary divergence - miraculously shares our human inner ear structure. Listening, insectoid body-modding and time travel are used to position the interconnected sounding present within the vastness of space and evolutionary time.

Credits: Concept, script, audio/video, webpage, cover art - MICHAELBRAILEY
Narration, electric guitar, dramaturgical support - Callum Coomber
Additional dramaturgical support - Rosalind Ridout
Set-up diagram - Ryan Huff
Trailer participants - Irini Aravidou, Juan Manuel Jaramillo, Tam Thi Pham