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so much for self control!

Limited Edition GIF
2̸̞̮̱̥̤͔̞̾̉0̷̢̥͎̞͛̀1̸͍̠͊̒͛̓̈́̔̈9̷͔̠̰̭̺̥̻̭̪͈͗̒͛̏̋͠͝͝



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Since the existence of the cyberspace, there is an obsession with the redefinition of the self as well as an anxiety about body and identity boundaries. We are facing a new experience of corporeality and subjectivity, a new artificial flesh and materiality. In “so much for self control”, virtual clones of the artist’s 3D-scanned body are constrained in a dense formation resulting from an algorithmical anomaly. Through these perceivable avatars and their perpetual torture constantly shifts between ecstasy and anxiety, the artist proprioceptively renegotiates the fragility of both the physical and the virtual bodies and selves.

“so much for self control” is a limited edition GIF commissioned by based Vienna for the exhibition "Animated_currency_01.gif".







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