Welcomer

by Lauren McCarthy (in person)


What is it to welcome someone to a place? How is our understanding evolving and how might it change dramatically in the future with the help of virtual personalities? A site specific video installation created for the festival. In advance, participants were invited to create a recording. They were asked to imagine a meaningful place and to welcome someone it, without specifically identifying the location. When participants walked into their hotel rooms, the TV was on, a single looping character virtually, mysteriously welcoming them.

More of Lauren’s work at lauren-mccarthy.com