Why Not Theatre share an early insight into the evolution of Nicolas Billon’s gripping new play that frames computer code as the universal language and currency of power.
After an artificial superintelligence is accidentally released into the ‘wild’ of the internet, a chase ensues to recapture it. But how will it treat its creators? With malevolence, benevolence, or indifference?
Based at the Barbican for a week of research and development, this innovative Toronto-based team reveal the discoveries they’re making in shaping this prescient piece of theatre. Finding inspiration in the biblical tale of the Tower of Babel, they investigate the moral conundrums raised by the creation of a new intelligence.
Age Recommendation: 14+
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