2017, nov

Gazing Figures @Monitoring at Kasseler Dokfest, Südflügel Kulturbahnhof

Our performance GAZING FIGURES was exhibited at the media art show Monitoring during the Dokfest, a film festival taking place in Kassel once a year. Together with our jumping spider Cyan we presented a multi-eyed perspective. You can read more about the development of the performance in exp_08 of our recent series of work quesioning Virtual Reality: future perspectives, modified animals, critical machines. Other artists were Tilman Hornig, Annkathrin Kluss, Marlene Maier, Maximilian Schmoetzer, Ralph Schulz, Halil Altindere, Rainer Kohlberger, Echo Can Luo, Joseph Namy, Pinar Yoldas, Lam Yi-Ling, Mayan Printz, Katrin Winkler, Spotter/innen. The exhibition was curated by Judith Waldmann.

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2017, oct

Nica Heads @Less Adorno More Play Festival, Kunstverein Kassel

We’ve been part of the wonderful Less Adorno More Play group exhibition at Kunstverein Kassel organized by Hannes Drescher and Nicole Brauer. Themes were playful physicality and games. Our project Nica Heads is part of the series future perspectives, modified animals, critical machines and deals with the headless goddess Nike of Samothrace whose golden miniature is the award of the media art festival Ars Electronica. Since this award goes to men in 9/10 cases, we’ve decided that while not everyone can or wants to call themselves a man and win the prize, everyone can 3D print a head for Nike.

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2017, sep

urban AR lab @Stadttfinden Festival Glasfabrik Leipzig

From september 1st to 10th we’ve been to Stadttfinden Festival at Glasfabrik Leipzig. With Jörn Röder and Lennert Raesch we developed a project called urban AR lab that questions the configuration of our senses in relation to the city.

We took walks with citizens and made invisibilities like CO2, humidity and UV light approachable via an app for mobile VR devices. Another aspect of our concept was to actively search for networked infrastructures that are in part visible but mostly unseen. Together with locals and visitors we reconnected the last manifestations of internet access points using wool and stickers. A more detailed information will follow here, feel free to check out the project’s instagram: urbarn.de.

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2017, jul

Shiro and the internet restroom at Rundgang, Kassel

We showed SHIRO and the internet restroom to the visitors of this year’s Rundgang - the annual exhibition of the School of Art and Design Kassel.

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