What if? (Torsten Zenas Burns & Darrin Martin)

A role-playing workshop where participants reenact a fictional polyamorous romance leads to a group and honeymoon wedding between characters based on two dark Marvel superheroes and two internationally renowned art personalities. The joy is Stelarc, an artist whose cybernetic mission of life is to render the body obsolete; Orlan, an artist whose current redefinition of her own body through plastic surgery confronts the representation of women throughout art history; The Red Witch, a mutant superhero with unlimited power over probability, and the Vision, a β€œsynthezoid” whose mechanically fabricated body has a human soul. What if? the uncomplicated story unfolding that brought this romantic quartet together spanning the Gulf between sex and representation; the body and technology.

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