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  • anorak presents


    Fri 19 January at 9pm
    Tickets £6
    A show about robots and humans, performed by a robot (controlled by a human). An exploration of artificial intelligence, human imagination and building things in our own image.

    Content Notice
    Running Time 30 minutes
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeSuitable for 15+. Child Bereavement, Grief, Brief reference to violence against humans
    Health Notice
    Health NoticeStrobe, flashing lights, loud noises

    2 years ago: A.I. explodes in popularity and ability. 
    20 years ago: A computer wins a game of chess. 
    400 years ago: A clockwork child is thrown in the ocean. 

    Nothing is as it seems, nothing quite as remembered.

    'function.' is:
    - A show about robots and humans, performed by a robot (controlled by a human). 
    - A piece of docu-theatre taking place between the 16th century BC and now, from the bottom of the ocean to the planet Mars.
    - An exploration of the history of artificial intelligence, the limits of human imagination, and why we build things in our own image.

    (Also its a work-in-progress, all of this could change by the time you see it. Beep boop.)

    Supported by Volcano Theatre Swansea

    “Such a crucial part of the UK theatre ecology… Developing artists and audiences”

    The Guardian