Aboutface Live presents – The king of a hundred streams
‘Under heaven nothing is more soft and yielding than water.
Yet for attacking the solid and strong, nothing is better;
It has no equal.
The weak can overcome the strong;
The supple can overcome the stiff.
Under heaven everyone knows this,
Yet no one puts it into practice.’
- Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching. (6bc, chapter 66)
A two-part performance and original artwork that explores the
relationship between technology and nature, using the conceptual
transposition of Boolean logic gates used in circuitry, onto the rugged
natural landscape of the Roseland Peninsula, Cornwall, with an aim to
propose two scenarios of the future: how increased automation and
technological advances may lead to conservational utopia, or the
decline of the ecological environment and subsequent synthesis of