Theatre

Writing with AI 《与人工智能写作》

Organised by: Emergency Stairs
  • Date:
    11, 12 Feb 2022
  • Time:
    11 Feb, 8:00pm: English Showcase
    12 Feb, 8:00pm: Chinese Showcase (with English surtitles)
  • Duration:
    2h
  • Venue:
    Online (Zoom)
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  • Language:
    English & Chinese

Synopsis:

Liu Xiaoyi, Artistic Director of Emergency Stairs, continues his exploration of new theatre forms through a series he calls, "No More Theatre". This experiment, Writing with AI, is one of the experiments in this series that examines how humans co-write theatrical scripts with artificial intelligence and conduct comparative studies on the scripts written by humans and AI. Through this experiment, we attempt to develop a new methodology, and to excavate a new way of creation with the concept of crossing over of art and technology. More importantly, we hope to rethink and review the relationship and the future of art and technology.

As part of this experiment and research, we will invite the audience to participate in a showcase. Can you determine which script was written by who? Stay tuned for the online showcase happening live on the 11th and 12th February 2022.

The Creative Team
Curator, Chief playwright, Director: Liu Xiaoyi
Researchers: Akanksha Raja, Neo Kim Seng
English Playwrights: Judee Tan, Sim Yan Ying "YY"
Chinese Playwrights: Huang Suhuai, Ora 晰月
The English Scripts are performed by: Karen Tan, Lian Sutton, Rachel Nip and Sonia Kwek.
The Chinese Scripts are performed by: Dennis Chew, Ng Mun Poh, Rei Poh and Zelda Tatiana Ng

避難階段的艺术总监刘晓义,通过他的"不再剧场"系列继续探索未来剧场新形式。《与人工智能写作》是该系列的其中一个项目。我们将试验人类如何与人工智能共同编写剧本,并对人类与人工智能写出的剧本进行比较研究。通过这个实验,我们希望能研发出一套新的方法,挖掘跨艺术与科技的新创作模式。更重要的是,我们希望重新思考艺术与科技的关系与未来。

作为实验与研究的一部分,我们将邀请观众出席这场演出,看看你是否能辨别剧本的作者是人工智能或人类编剧。

创意团队
策划、总编剧、导演: 刘晓义
研究员: 梁金成, Akanksha Raja
英文编剧: 陳映奇, 沈彦瑩
中文编剧: 黄素怀, Ora 晰月
英语演员: 陈慧娟, 陈国联, 聂霭婷, 郭藝清
华语演员: 周崇庆, 吴敏宝, 傅正龙, 顏橦

About No More Theatre
The No More Theatre series is an exploration of new theatre forms. With the recognition of our reality shifting towards a more technology-reliant culture in contemporary times, No More Theatre experimental series challenges existing frameworks of art-making. The Research and Development branch of No More Theatre began in 2018 shortly after Liu Xiaoyi received the Young Artist Award Grant from the National Arts Council. Over the period of March 2019-2021, he gathered a team of established artists to develop a new methodology and medium for works in the spectrum of art and technology. In 2021 & 2022, with the support of the NAC's SEP Grant, Writing With AI is a continuation of the experiments in the No More Theatre series to further develop a process of art-making with playwrights and the AI model.

关于"不再剧场"
"不再剧场"系列是对未来剧场形式的探索。我们越来越意识到,现实生活越来越依赖技术的发展。"不再剧场"正是在这样的大环境下,借由科技发起对现有艺术创作框架的挑战。刘晓义于2016年荣获国家艺术理事会颁发的"青年艺术奖"之后,便在2018年利用该奖项的奖金开始了"不再剧场"的研究与发展。2019年至2021年间,晓义召集了一批跨界艺术家,共同研发跨科技与艺术的新创作模式。到了2021年底,在国家艺术理事会"自雇人士补贴"(SEP Grant) 的支持下,晓义又发起了《与人工智能写作》,作为"不再剧场"实验系列的延续,希望能发展出编剧与AI模型共同合作的新创作模式。

Writing with AI 《与人工智能写作》


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