Fabulous Ones
Public Visualization Studios (Dave Colangelo, Patricio Davila, and Immony Menn) with Nehal El-Hadi, Karina Iskandarsjah, and Patricia Pasten
Wooded area across from Archives of Ontario
Saturday, October 1, 2022
7:00pm to 7:00am

In a dark computer-generated scene, four cloaked human silhouettes appear in front of a multi-channel screen installation.

Public Visualization Studio, Fabulous Ones, 2022, screen installation. Image courtesy of the artists.

Fabulous Ones presents creatures inspired by Jorge Luis Borges’ writing conjured by Public Visualization Studio and collaborators. Three-dimensional digital masks of these creatures look back at viewers, interacting with them through motion-sensing cameras and AI-generated animations. Through processes of social and technical translation, this project combines, dramatizes, and questions concepts of description, classification, imagination, speculation, and diaspora.

rammed by Archive/Counter-Archive as part of Biophilia: Artist and Archive Exhibition; Curated by Janine Marchessault.

* ‘Biophilia’ references a love of living things and at the heart of the exhibition are more-than-human animals and our entanglements with them.




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