[ISEA2023] Artist Talk: Robertina Šebjanič — Aquaforming in the age of Aquatocene

Artist Statement

Theme Other Cosmologies Subtheme Symbiotic Imaginaries

Artist’s talk Aquaforming in the age of Aquatocene  will address interspecies sensing/sounding and communication in the context of human interaction with other creatures and forms of life in the new (ecological) realities of the marine Anthropocene.

Over the last decade, her projects have explored aquatic habitats from the perspective of the Anthropocene era, and our widespread impact on the oceans, seas and rivers and on creatures living in these environments.

  • Robertina Šebjanič (SI), artist who explores the biological, (geo)political, cultural realities of aquatic environments. In her analysis of the Anthropocene, she uses the terms “aquatocene” and “aquaforming” to refer to the human impact on watery habitats. Her work was awarded: Prix Ars Electronica, Starts Prize, Falling Walls. https://robertina.net