athenaeum.blue is an interactive film and immersive gaming odyssey, directed and developed by Pussykrew, written in collaboration with AI.
the first chapter ‘serpent of self’ premiered online in the spring of 2021
each chapter explores themes of hybrid bodies, materiality, timeless memories, non-binary dreams, mysticism, primal forces of nature and ritual – as a form of healing and reclaiming the energy.
Pussykrew creates new narratives and womxn-centered mythologies driven by cross-cultural folklore and speculative fiction. Artists are trying to find new ways of seeing human/non-human experiences and open up new possibilities for alternative narratives.
the piece takes is a form of a multilayered cloud gaming experience, with cinematic elements of interactive film, using a blend of real-time game engine and AI-generated script and poetry.
participants are able to traverse through virtual environments and choose their own path to navigate the story.