Monthly Archives: September 2023

Prometheus Firebringer Review: New York Magazine

Written on September 21, 2023 at 5:27 pm, by

“Prometheus Firebringer is a quietly stunning, brain-jangling piece of work. Dense and yet lucid, somehow both harrowing and playful, the play-lecture takes us along on a series of looping interrogations into how the omnipresence of AI is already rewiring our brains.” Read more from New York Magazine here. Prometheus Firebringer is playing now through October 1. Click…Read More »

Prometheus Firebringer Review: New York Times

Written on September 21, 2023 at 5:18 pm, by

“’Prometheus Firebringer’ ask(s) audiences to consider what Dorsen — taking a line from the French philosopher Bernard Stiegler’s ‘The Age of Disruption: Technology and Madness in Computational Capitalism’ (2019) — calls ‘the fundamental ethical question, the question of knowing whether this is the world we want.’” Read more from The New York Times here. Prometheus Firebringer is…Read More »

American Theatre: The Dangers of AI Intoxication (Prometheus Firebringer)

Written on September 12, 2023 at 12:38 pm, by

“Can theatre artists use the tools of Big Tech to dismantle its influence?” “The piece riffs on the lost final play of Aeschylus’s Prometheus trilogy as a way of thinking about the relationship between technology and power. On one side of the stage, everything is made by commercially available AI products: A set of AI-generated…Read More »