[ISEA2016] Artist Talk: Red pig flower — Dance of infinity

Artist Statement

The main subject of this artist talk is the discussion between “analogue” and “digital” and “virtual reality” and “natural world” , As technology develops, Virtual reality is becoming a huge part of People’s lives, and many analogue things has been replaced by digital over past years. But on the other hand, we still emphasize the importance of physical space and analogue.
In this confusing transition period what is the virtue we need to follow, does Virtual Reality (VR) can alter our state of consciousness? Or we need to take close look what happened to analog while everyone is watching digital?
Also, end of the talk, the artist going to introduce her project ‘Dance of infinity’, by this hybrid ritualistic dance which made by combining layers of digital moving with analogue still images, the artist Red Pig Flower examines the existing relationship between cyberspace and reality.

David Bell, Brian D.Loader, Nicholas Pleace and Douglas Schuler (editors): Cyberculture, The key Concepts
Oliver Grau: Virtual Art. From Illusion to Immersion
Martin Irvine: Postmodern Science Fiction and Cyberpunk

  • Red Pig Flower is a Berlin based sound & video artist as well as techno DJ, musician and producer. After studying four-dimensional time-based art at the prestigious Central Saint Martins in London, she has pursued an extensive DJ career, performing at famous nightclubs across the globe, from London to Berlin Tokyo and beyond. Simultaneous she developed her own visual practice, which draws on a symbiotic relationship of her artistic and musical understanding. Resulting in immersive installations of uncompromising resilience, unconflicted by trade and art. Her oscillation between the insomniac realm of nightclubs and the formal white cube, marks a journey to find her own world. Source: redpigflower.com