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Heal Royale – 2022

The Overkill HEAL ROYALE investigates the way in which technology and digital culture, while exposing people to a constant flow of input, also can provide spaces for online expression and beneficial practices. The festival has named three narratives, following gaming archetype to create a collective, transformative and sensorial experience.

The first chapter about Healers, explores how technology and spirituality are connected. Within this narrative there will be attention for traditional care, meditative technology and liberating sessions in which the expression of pain, frustration and discrimination are also given a place in the healing process.

The second narrative Gathering of witches we link the Witches archetype to the dream of digital commoning. Within online games and rituals, glitches and indigenous traditions, alternative and radical ways are sought to replace the prevailing capitalist and binary systems.

Within the third narrative Crowds of Sinners, The festival focuses on the possibilities of multi-sensory play, including a reflection on the problematic sides of digitization and inclusion.

The Overkill 2022, Heal Royale, 28 October to 4 November 2022

location : Sickhouse, Metropool, Tankstation + online stream on Youtube

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