What happens when machines talk the truth to power?
Join host Jennifer Wong, actors Vaishnavi Suryaprakash, Anni Finsterer and Scott Smart and composer/musician, Edwina Godwin for an entertaining hour of storytelling and soundscapes which explore life, both terrifying and awe-inspiring, in the world to come.
The ‘S’ behind my ear stands for synthetic. A girl designed, not birthed.
In Lisa Dowdall’s dystopic short story To My Maker, Nia is a manufactured slave, built only to serve. So what happens when she starts asking questions she was never meant to ask?
Jennifer Wong is a writer, comedian, and former bookseller from Sydney. She’s the creator and host of shows such as Comedy vs Racism, Pitch A Classic Today and Book Club Impro and has performed at arts and comedy festivals in Australia, Edinburgh, and Shanghai.
Elina Godwin is a Sydney-based composer, sound designer and producer. She recently completed an honours thesis about sonic ecosystems in podcasts which explored developments in broadcast sound design. Her recent works include Vida, a music and performance project.
Elizabeth Nabben was the director, producer and dramaturge or literary advisor of The Readers for Belvoir Theatre’s 25A program in 2018. That same year, she completed a directing secondment under Belvoir’s artistic director Eamon Flack on A Taste of Honey. Elizabeth was also assistant director on the award-winning production of Grounded at Red Stitch Actors Theatre. She graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2010.
Little Fictions Late Night Library series is produced by Bronwyn Mehan, short fiction publisher at Spineless Wonders.
This event will be Auslan intepreted.
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