Chicken²
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Chicken²

video-mapping
cardboard | videoprojector
2013
Exhibitions

B.L.O.C - Portes Ouvertes 2013

This installation was originally presented as part of group exhibition in a large abandoned office building in Paris.  The intention was to bring a spark of life and liveliness to what was a rather drab and institutional setting.  A central cardboard model, made out of repurposed file folders and painted white, is the target for a whimsical animation that tells the story of a little hen.  The animation is projected in a loop over the entire installation using the technique of video mapping.  The visitor sees a “geometric” hen stationed on a bucolic meadow, with little colored pyramids close at hand: a splash of light in the gloom.  The hen perkily swallows the pyramids one after the other, digests them, and finally lays a cubic egg as an end product.  This ensures that the cycle of life continues, even in toxic surroundings.

2008 / interactive installation
Memo
Russia, 1939. A state run by terror. A population in despair.
But even in darkness threads of light are visible, in paper and ink.
2017 / interactive installation
Russian Voodoo
What will you do when you hold a life in your hands?
Cruelty that’s casual is the most disturbing of all.
2012 / interactive installation
Root
Each life coalesces in layers and has a story to be told if you can find it.
We make our own memories, ring by ring, until the day comes when we,
too, are uprooted.
2012 / projection-mapping
Back to Black
A playground of patterns, cycling through infinity, that needs one human
element among its geometric ones.
2015 / video sculpture
100 Pieces
It’s not too difficult to generate the generic: just follow the recipe,
sprinkle a bit of this or that, and you can cook up whatever
you want.
2015 / videosculpture
Towers
A cycle of construction and deconstruction, repeating ad infinitum,
that produces towers like melodies in a set of musical variations.
2013 / interactive relief sculpture
Final Journey
With a single touch comes release—slip through the final border and unburden yourself forever.
2012 / interactive installation
Masturbator
A voyeur’s fantasy shimmers into view, but to be a witness here you must also be a culprit.
A true hands-on experience…
2010 / video
War and Peace 360
Never-before-seen footage of an epic, visualized and shot by Tolstoy himself!!!
2013 / video-mapping
Chicken²
No fowl play here… just a little rustic charm pecking in the urban grit.
2016 / Interactive installation
Survival of the Fittest
Just because you climb the corporate ladder from the inside,
instead of scaling the walls from without, doesn’t mean
you’re any less of a beast.
2016 / interactive installation
Center of the Universe
Each of us is at the center of our own life, but when the universe
is infinite does it matter?
2015 / videosculpture
Cycle of Revenge
Push past silent comfort zones and playfulness unravels into cruelty.
Payback takes on a life of its own, ceaselessly feeding upon itself.
2016 / interactive installation
Glory
An on-demand audience you can wear any time.