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Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income, A short video about the future of work narrated by the disturbing voices of Amazon speech bots as they discuss their function in contemporary job loss and automation.

  • Brett Wallace
    Director
  • Brett Wallace
    Writer
  • Brett Wallace
    Producer
  • Amazon Speech Bots, Ivy, Joanna, Kendra, Kimberly - Salli, Joey, Justin, Matthew.
    Narration
  • Project Type:
    Experimental
  • Genres:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 1, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Peekskill Film Festival
    Peekskill, New York
    United States
    July 27, 2019
  • NURTUREart Gallery
    Brooklyn
    United States
    March 15, 2019
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
    Baltimore
    United States
    May 17, 2019
Distribution Information
  • AMAZING INDUSTRIES LLC
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Brett Wallace

Brett Wallace is a New York-based artist whose practice involves an exploration of work, technology, and the greater economy. His work spans writing, photography, experimental/documentary video, performance and installation. Wallace is also the founder of AMAZING INDUSTRIES LLC – a research engine that demystifies the future of work and advocates for workers in the digital age. Recent press includes a review in The New York Times, a featured interview in the Brooklyn Rail, ARTnews, artnet, Artslant, Hyperallergic, Brooklyn
Magazine, The Observer and WHITEHOT magazine.

His work has been shown at Silas Von Morisse Gallery, New York, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, Reshaping Work, Amsterdam, Satellite Art Show, Miami, NURTUREart, New York. Wallace is currently a member of NEW INC, the world’s first museum led incubator created by the New Museum. He graduated with an MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art, holds a BFA from UMass Amherst, and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School.

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