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: