“Examine rigid qi to locate the Dazzling Deluder (Mars). The Deluder becomes chaos, immoral thievery, pestilence, sorrow, starvation, combatants."
- Records of the Grand Historian : Treatise on Heaven's Offices
Mars has been often discussed in recent years as a destination planet for human interstellar immigration. In ancient mythology and astrology, Mars represented the power of destruction, but for the purposes of this project, Mars represents the comprehensive and invasive development of urban civilization.
BUG: Build, Uprise, Garbage. This project will construct a city falling into gradual collapse in the near future over the course of the three public performances on the themes of B, U, and G.
The overseas emigration of Taiwanese youth serves as a theme for data collection and textual creativity. The use of human labor to construct cities is explored through the perspective of labor and migration as laborers lose bearings on their bodies and minds in the cycle of migration.
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