Untitled | 2017

Presented at:

Strange Ecologies at X AND BEYOND, Copenhagen, DK, curated by Jacob Lillemose

BAITBALL, Palazzo San Giuseppe, Polignanao a Mare, IT, curated by Twee Whistler / Harlesden High Street, London, UK

 

Full documentation of BAITBALL on Tzvetnik: https://tzvetnik.online/article/baitball-01-a-group-show-at-palazzo-san-giuseppe-polignano-a-mare


Fish net, beach balls with photo transfer.

It is difficult to tell from where the giant plastic eyeballs lying on the floor originate, let alone from which ocean exactly they have been caught. Moreover, it is equally difficult to place them in time. Do they belong to creatures from the deep time of Planet Earth or are they living organisms in themselves, inhabiting a future where humans and nature have mutated and have become 100% synthetic? Of course, another possibility exists, namely the possibility that they belong to our present and that our concept of and interaction with nature is already post-natural. Relics from the synthetic waterworld described in the artist's collection of sonnets Tropica Dissolvuntur?

 

- Curator Jacob Lillemose

 

Photo: David Stjernholm & L.A.L.D.