Most people shamefully hide childhood diaries behind mounds of dust bunnies under their beds. But speakers of Mortifed Austin’s show prefer to relive their embarrassing moments by retelling them aloud to a crowd of strangers.
You are in what looks like a storage room, and you are entirely alone. You hear a collection of sounds — scissors slicing through the air, people sucking their thumbs. You see numbers being projected on the wall. You aren’t dreaming — you’re in the Calibration Room, an art installation in the Visual Arts Center.