Sound for Installation + Video by Bart Hess

From this context of surveillance, facial recognition, avatars and virtual ghosts, we imagine a near future where digital static, distortions and glitches become a new form of ornament. Shimmering in the exhibition landscape is a network of geometric reflecĀ­tive pools of molten wax. Their mirrored surface is broken by c Slowly the body emerges, encased in a dripping wet readymade prosthetic. It is a physical glitch, a manifestation of corrupt data in motion, a digital artefact. They hang from hooks like a collection of strange beasts and frozen avatars. Body prints, imperfect and distorted and always utterly unique.

Commissioned by POSTmatter and shown as a performance installation at Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2013.

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