Autopoiesis, like its prequel La Femme et Le Fou, is an interactive closed circuit installation. An old black-and-white TV set and an analog video camera are directly connected opposite to each other, creating a feedback loop in a closed circuit. The single frame of this edition, a selfie image of a nude girl standing in front of the mirror in a changing cubicle, is printed on an overhead sheet and placed, hanging on thin thread, between the camera and the monitor.
Thus, the image, which in itself reflects an autopoietic system, becomes part of the loop, jumping into the TV, immediately reborn in the camera, an autopoietic beauty. …continue reading
André Werner | The Yeosu Mandalas The Yeosu Mandalas are three silent video loops. necessity | community | territory. Based on a closed-circuit installation of a camera interacting with a black and white tv-set. A … Continue reading “Yeosu Mandalas | necessity community territory”
Circles. You may find yourself. The Collector of pictures had begun to live very much in seclusion; he had locked himself in and started living among his pictures. He simply needed his suitcases about, and … Continue reading “Circles | Installation for 13 monitors and a curious person.”
The closed circuit installation Wiener Katharinenrad | Viennese Catherine Window is now on display at Kafka’s House (The house of Kafka’s birth). Installed as part of the group show “Spirits, Mystics and Muses” curated by Robert … Continue reading “Viennese Catherine Window at Kafka’s House”
Portrait einer Dame aus gutem Haus (portrait of a lady from a good family) Installation, overhead transparency, water, feather, vibrator, light, dimensions variable Created during an artist residence at the MuseumsQuartier Vienna. Shown during the … Continue reading “Portrait of a lady from a good family”