The University of Melbourne presents

Biometric Mirror: Performance Under Surveillance

Mindy Meng Wang & Niels Wouters
Installation  ·  Australia

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Performance dates & times
Installation open for viewing:
20 February - 6 March
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Individual experiences in the installation*:
Thursday 20 Feb
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 21 Feb
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 27 Feb
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 28 Feb
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 5 Mar
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 6 Mar
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

*Booking required

Running Time
15 minutes

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Can AI bring the fairy tale mirror to life?

Inspired by the influences of technology on human emotion, Biometric Mirror is more than just a reflection - it reveals unknown truths about its viewer.

As global societies adopt forms of surveillance that reach ever deeper into our lives, human thoughts and behaviours are increasingly manipulated by technology. Through its interactive nature, Biometric Mirror in turn prompts audience members to think about the profound impact of technology on human creativity and the arts, ethics, privacy, authority and our future.

This controversial and provoking new work is underpinned by live performances drawing on ancient Asian traditions. During the performance session, Biometric Mirror will guide you on an intimate journey to rethink your own understanding of the organic nature of performance. The mirror is watching...


Warning: Strobe lighting


  • Wheelchair access
  • Highly Visual