Visual Communication
Degree Show 2021

Nerissa Qian
Machine Conversations


Studio Leader
Alexandra Chalmers Braithwaite
In our rapidly-evolving technological world, interactions and relationships with machines— whether consciously or not— are a pervasive part of our social environment. The nuances of navigating this space is far more complex than we would often dedicate time to think about.

Machine Conversations is an interactive story experience that offers a unique, alternate worldspace where audiences explore three instances of human-machine interaction. Through the materiality of interactive storytelling, audiences are encouraged to think and feel more vividly about human-machine relationships within our lived reality. The nuanced complexities of these relationships are framed as collaborative conversations between human and machine agents.

I cordially invite you to experience the exploratory and thoughtful interactive story experience offered by Machine Conversations here.

UTS School of Design, Faculty of Design
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