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CLUB GEWALT [ online performance ]

HENRY VEGA [ compositions ]


The Whatsappera, the first of its kind, is a performance divulged entirely through the Whatsapp chat service. It takes the form of a 7-day interaction period where a narrator walks us through the process of “uploading” the audience into a cloud where we will exist as a free, singular entity. Through the 7-day performance Club Gewalt shares vocal pieces sung by them and composed by Henry Vega which comment on the transition from the physical to the virtual in stunning harmony.

The backstory of the performance is inspired by the findings of Alan Turing whose premature death is seen more as a transition than an end. The narrator sometimes hints at being Turing but it instead describes itself as his will and desire.

Whatsappera was made possible through the support of: