In an artificial environment, the formation of a fluid body can be observed. The forms rotate as if they could constantly reinvent themselves according to purpose and use. Everything seems new to this changeable form of life - breathing and waiting, an inner reflection about one's own being and the differentiation to the human being. "How many megapixels does the human eye have?" Asks the subject and sounds through speech synthesis. This pointless as well as equally interesting question describes the ambiguity of this inner monologue - how can we imagine the emergence of an artificial consciousness, and how would such a thing respond to our inadequacies? Characters appear, adorned with pop culture -maybe these are just camouflage to adapt to modern life.
Founded by Marlene Mayr (b. 1983) and Andre Mayr (b. 1989) in 2010, Dekonstrukt Art Collective operates on the border between transmedial art and design. Both studied Multimedia Arts in Salzburg before completing the Master Contemporary Arts & Practice at HKB Bern in 2015. They have exhibited the...More details