KONVOLV: Hamistagan

HAMISTAGAN contemplates sousveillance, attention economy, opacity, economical shift based on intellectual property. In the present world, power structures prevail in virtual scapes where surveillance is executed through the mobile devices of the individual itself. The dialogue between past, present and future sustain whilst representing current forms of oppression in the information age, Whilst algorithms contribute to the co-production, the intuitive user flow with explicit metadata gives us away. Glass as chosen material depicts the mediaarcheological perspective on contemporary media reality under the scrutiny of theories on new materialism and communication under post- and transhuman landscapes. The audiovisual rhythm as the interplay with the rate of postings reflects psychological dimensions as a space to provoke self-awareness. The laser lights suggest war and security technology along with the aural experience inspired by the military use of parametric speakers. Experience ponders forms of freedom vs. privacy in the context of digital human rights. As post-pandemic discourse emerges, empowerment of the prosumer manifestation through realms of selfies at The Eras of Post- 9/11 / COVID- 19 /climate crisis…. - and expressing: "I'm here, I'm ok.“

Videos: https://vimeo.com/404924613 || https://vimeo.com/569299750
Links: https://konvolv.com/hamistagan-at-ars-electronica || https://ausstellungen.ufg.at/wildstate/project/hamistagan/k


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