Microparticles, 2021

Full HD video loop, 5'13'', color, sound.

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The video installation reflects on the air in its relation to movement and appropriation of places. Since the way we live in public spaces was conditioned by a virus, it became clear that freedom of movement is associated with air, which gained a new dimension: breathing has become the new socio-political appropriation of public places. The title alludes to the repercussion that microscopic elements have on the unfolding of large-scale events, while the video projection in public spaces intends to reflect on the virtual occupation of such places - Is this enough, and what are the reasonable parameters for this to occur?

EXHIBITIONS
June 2021, 48 Stunden Neukölln Art Festival - Central Exhibition, Berlin.

[PHYSICAL]
KINDL - Center for Contemporary Art
[DIGITAL]
Gather.Town

Curated by Rosy DX, Rebekka Liebmann and Christoph Schneider.

CENTRAL EXHIBITION “O”
Originated as a representation of an eye, what we today know as the fifteenth letter in the basic Latin alphabet O carries much symbolism and meaning. When standing by itself, phonetically it expresses surprise as well as wonder. In written form, it delineates a territory in two clearly defined spaces: interior and exterior. On a metaphorical level, a circle symbolizes the infinite and cyclical nature of existence as well as unity, wholeness, balance, and stability, among others. Most importantly, O is also the chemical symbol for oxygen, which brings its meaning in the here and now to a whole other level. In the Kesselhaus of KINDL - Center for Contemporary Art, the central group exhibition ''O'' brings together 18 artistic works that explore the topic AIR in various ways.