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all alone, together

Live Simulation, WebVR / Installation
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sound by Alexander Martinz

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about

“all alone, together” is the last of a series of iteration of a digital art piece, consisting of virtual clones of the artist’s 3D-scanned body, constrained in a dense formation resulting from an algorithmical anomaly. It is about the obsession with the redefinition of the self as well as an anxiety about body and identity boundaries.
Started with a limited edition GIF (“so much for self control”, 2019), that turned into a virtual sculpture (“the rapture of the self, 2019) that turned into a multi-reality installation and experience (“all alone, together”, 2020).
“all alone, together” is in fact both a real-time video installation for physical spaces and a Web Virtual Reality Experience in Mozilla Hubs. This last iteration brings the physical and the virtual realities together, exploring a new experience of corporeality and subjectivity, a new artificial flesh and materiality. Through these perceivable avatars, the artist proprioceptively renegotiates the fragility of both the physical and the virtual bodies and selves, reflecting on today’s situation in which we might fell all alone, together.




The Virtual Sculpture iteration of the work “the rapture of the self” is in the permanent online collection of the harddiskmuseum︎︎︎





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