Ben Fredericks' Playing God is a fully immersive artwork that tests a multi-option narrative. Once the VR headset is on, the viewer will find themselves in a futuristic, multi-colonised solar system where they play the part of the captain of an outpost facing a humanitarian crisis. The viewer playing this role is able to direct the narrative by making decisions on the ethical dilemmas they are confronted by as the narrative plays out – in effect they will be “playing God”.
Format Festival, Derby // Ben Fredericks Collaborations: Playing God // QUAD, Derby // 24 MARCH - 23 APRIL //
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