The performance laboratory is investigating the specific mind-set and codified behaviour of audiences.
The research is being conducted in a locked laboratory situated in a container on the grounds of the Fine Art Academy of Nuremberg.
Research period is during the yearly exhibition as it provides a pool of spectator-minded members of society with experience in cultural and artistic consumption.
The evaluation encompasses individual as well group behaviour.
The collected data quantifies levels of resilience, obedience, insubordination, acquiescence and free will in the relation to social norms and cultural expectations within the spectator mind-set, incorporating the spectators' ability for on the spot decision making and rebel-quality.
Photos (top to bottom 1, 2, 4 ): Katja Köditz
Still security cam (top to bottom 3): Anna Steward