Five performers apathetically hold a smartphone in their hands while chewing a bubble gum. After blowing them in a predetermined order, the performers leave the space to reach a changing room where they receive a new bubble gum in a different colour and come back to the room where they start chewing again.
In an otherwise sterile environment, the only display of emotion are these colourful bursts. The colours of the bubble gums have been arranged so that they spread from one performer to the other, constantly uniforming the group’s emotions.
Hinting at the social media realm, the work highlights how the formation of shared emotional responses has shaped and ultimately driven online communication, putting us at risk of an emotional overdose.