Cocchiarella, F., 2006.
Master of Fear
|Brief Description/Editor(s):||Part of Wormhole Saloon IV|
|Venue:||Whitechapel Gallery, London|
The MASTER OF FEAR is a performance based project incorporating three designed devices which address our innate need for fear as a survival mechanism. Freudís theory of Thanatos talks of the life instinct needing to be balanced by the death instinct as a way of relieving stress and tension from life. Through the style of a traveling show participants encounter a unique fear-seeking experience. Through being fastened into 3 varying FEAR MACHINES you receive an alternative stress therapy that sobers your mind through the thrill of a hyper-real sensation. The participant glimpses their ultimate end in a frenzy of fear, an intensely REAL sensation...