the emerging 'public sphere' appears to be more of a multiplicity of public spheres that we move across like nomads move between oases in the desert, following the reality that conforms best to a world in which we feel like we belong, following the trail of homophily.
L.O.V.E. stands for “Laboratorio Orbital de Video Experimental” (Experimental Video Orbital Laboratory) is a micro-multimedia experimental novel. Using hypertext, QRs, Video, Audio and experimental storytelling narratives, it interweaves a complex and profound experience for the viewer, encouraging introspection, discovery, curiosity and rhyzomatic ludopathism. The story is that of the nuclear cloud of love humanity shall soon be turned into.
A selection of two series of visual investigation made on and with Facebook.
when we see a digital image, we are truly seeing a simulacrum, a collection of pixels formatted to trick the eye/brain of the observer into forming an impression of the real. it is only through the malfunction of this system, the glitch, that the true material reality of the image can be revealed. the embrace of the mistake or failure represents a powerful gesture in a culture obsessed on maintaining the image of success (even if this image is built on the reality of deep precarity).
The ease of self-documentation, the norm of frequent sharing, and the interconnectedness between representations of self and documentary practices of others, work to craft an environment in which the self is unavoidably on display. Within this context, the Selfie becomes a way to claim representational control, to be at once the artist and the subject, to manage inevitable visibility with self-directed hyper-visibility.