Performance Generator

This page will allow you to generate your own instructions for performance art pieces in the style of our current exhibit Embodying the Algorithm using GPT-3’s DaVinci model. Each time you refresh this page, a new performance that has been previously generated using GPT-3 will be displayed. If you would like to record and submit your own performance based on one of the generated texts, please see the instructions on our Submissions page.

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Instructions for a performance by GPT-3:

Instructions for a performance art piece: 1. Be a man, and a good one. 2. Go to the woods, sit in a clearing, and meditate for several hours. 3. Imagine an image that represents your gender to you, and write it down. 4. Write a letter to your own gender, apologizing for any harm you have ever caused them. 5. Leave the woods, and go to a place where you can be seen by others. 6. Stand there for several hours. 7. People will come and read your letter to your gender. 8. You are not allowed to explain or communicate in any way. 9. When you leave, write a new letter, and read it to your own gender for the rest of your life. 10. Never stop.