Sylvain Souklaye relives intimacies about people who don’t belong to a determinate identity, gender, class, colour or nationality. automated pain? is a performance about the ability to feel real-life pain via the screen. For eight days, Souklaye avoided reading the news and didn’t go online. Afterwards, he woke up at 6am, went to The Guardian and discovered the Epstein affair.
Sylvain Souklaye, automated pain? Courtesy of the artist.