Today, about sixty years into the digital revolution, a substantial share of our society is fully digitized. The digital domain has come to be our new habitat, seamlessly intertwined with ourselves and our surrounding nature. The undergrowth of new technologies and their practical implementations is immense. This digital wilderness develops and expands at an exponentially accelerating pace. Our perceptions of life are challenged, we have become architects of artificial ecologies, of new and hybrid worlds. Artistic and scientific research continuously challenge our perspectives on life with philosophical and existential questions, and the artist plays as never before a crucial role as conveyor and interpreter of new knowledge and research. [Read more...]
The Agreement is an installation based on feedback through eight circular saw blades using contact microphones and tactile transducers. Each saw blade generates a feedback loop which produces a set of frequencies that resonates in the blade itself. When the different saw blades are fed into each other, creating new and bigger feedback loops, new tones appear, and the only frequencies that will be heard are those that the included blades have in common. In this way, the installation will always create new tones and frequencies, all depending on which saw blades that are connected to each other.
Designed in multiple scenes, Realness - Cloud and Dust is an artificial space of vegetal luxuriance with semi-humanoid growths. A virtual fantasy of a symbiosis between the human being and his natural environment. With her dual philosophical and artistic training, Sandrine Deumier constructed a multifaceted poetry focused on the issue of technological change and the performative place of poetry conceived through new technologies. Using material from the word as image and the image as a word vector, she also works at the junction of video and sound poetry considering them as sensitive devices to express a form of unconscious material itself. The process of writing and the mobile material of the image function as underlying meanings of reflux which refer to the real flickering and to their reality transfers via unconscious thought structures. Her work consists mainly of texts, digital poetry, multimedia installations and audiovisual performances in collaboration with composers.
Video installation, 2016 / It is the year 2039. An artificial intelligence with the affective capacities of a kitten becomes the first non-human governor. She leads a politician-free zone with a network of Artificial Intelligences. She lives in mobile devices of the citizens and can love up to 3 Million people. Read more...