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Otto, Ulf ORCID: 0000-0002-3528-6972 (2019): Theatres of Control. The Performance of Algorithms and the Question of Governance. In: TDR : The Drama Review, Vol. 63, No. 4: pp. 121-138
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Algorithms must be understood in regard to the governance of populations by means of numbers. Turbo Pascal's Algorithmen, a recent performance that experiments with sorting its audience, raises the question of governance and technology in the context of performance. Aesthetic innovation and individual experience are no longer at stake for performance within digital cultures, but rather the constitution and governance of collectivities.