*Promotional Trailer for Farsight Corporation's new PlayWork™ concept workplace*
Set in 2037, Play Station™ takes place in a science fiction version of the White Chapel Building, transformed into the headquarters of a mysterious technology start-up known as Farsight.
A world leader in digital automation, Farsight trains employees to outsource their jobs as much as possible, rewarding top performers with access to exclusive entertainment and e-holidays.
Access to this virtual world is through a mandala-like installation of VR headsets, video training guides, and voiceover tutorials. House in the cavernous atrium of the recently re-invented White Chapel Building, Play Station™ reflects on the continuously changing boundaries between workplace and playground.
Commissioned for Art Night London
Saturday 1 July 2017, 6pm - 4am at the White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High Street.
Play Station by Lawrence Lek
Animation by Clifford Sage
Architecture by Johnny Lui
Music by Seth Scott
Voiceover by Alp Mehmet
Translated by Joni Zhu
A co-commission by Art Night and Outset Young Patrons Circle. Supported by Derwent London
Curated by Fatos Ustek