FAKE NEWS | STAY TUNED _web
The work features speech segments by D. Trump, with the original images warped (slow / fast motion) and the sound replaced by a virtual ‘orchestra’ of improvisers (the material was assembled after posting an online call for participants). The result: a partially humorist, partially horrifying video clip, which is used as an interactive video score, or a virtual interface for free improvisation. FAKE NEWS | STAY TUNED addresses the pressing existential questions of individuals who inhabit a world which is not only reflected by social-media and video-sharing platforms, but is, in fact, very much shaped by them.
The interactive version offered the possibility to record your own version of Trump’s speech. It was featured in Screen Dive, an online program of Gaudeamus 2020 festival:
https://gaudeamusscreendive.com/fakenews/ (open from a computer browser)