Asia One  (2'20" excerpt) 

2018 / video / 63mins 20secs

Sound: Sleep Away by Bob Acri
Commissioned by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York for The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Initiative

In 2021, a young female worker, a male worker and a cute AI robot are working in a large automated logistics centre“Asia One Unmanned Warehouse”. After long periods of loneliness and repetitious labour in the factory, the young workers start to have a special feeling for each other. In a humdrum day-to-day work-life, they seem to have fallen in an emotional entanglement between the ‘unmanned’ (intelligentised production),“human” and “non-human” (robot).

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