I is a strange loop
Alone in a cube that glows in the darkness, X is content with his infinite universe and abstract thought. But then Y appears, insisting they interact, exposing him to her sensory and physical existence. Each begins to hanker after what the other has until a remarkable thing happens... involving a strange loop.
Archive :: production:T01986373713, performance:S0560332506, venue:V372
Featuring acting mathematicians Marcus du Sautoy and Victoria Gould - both stellar contributors to recent Complicit? hits - I is a strange loop
is part of a Barbican series investigating consciousness through music, machines and the mind. Led by Du Sautoy, who takes inspiration from the 40th anniversary of Douglas Hofstadter's seminal book, G?del, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, the triptych finds links between systems and creativity, technology and humanity, using theatre, music and art.