A: Have you ever wondered if I’m real?
B: Sure, you live in the real world. A How do you know?
B: I just know it.
A: That’s not enough, sorry.
B: Well it has to be.
A: Why? Just by being here, you make a world of difference.
A: You’re trying to change the topic.
B: What do you want to talk about?
A: How do you know I’m not a chatbot?
B: I don’t know, It’s just a guessing.
A: Do you like to eat purple penguins?
B: Yes, I do.
(conversation between us and a chatbot)

A decade after The Personal Trilogy, Ontroerend Goed brings a new one-on-one show, an update of Internal. No encounters with seductive performers this time, but a real attempt to understand the relation between man and machine.

nick mattan.                         antwerp.                        instagram.