The University of Melbourne presents

Biometric Mirror: Performance Under Surveillance


Mindy Meng Wang & Niels Wouters

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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...


  • Wheelchair access
  • Highly Visual


Technical Director
Niels Wouters
Artist Director
Mindy Meng Wang
Interface Design
Melanie Huang
Visual Design
Tony Yap
Mindy Meng Wang
he & eve
Sound Design
Daniel Jenatsch