Residency by Saša Spačal | May 14th to 27th

PT// Technium of Care será um exame especulativo das possíveis relações humanas com a vida biológica no tecno-ecossistema vivo à escala microscópica. Com base em 7K: New Life Form work form 2010, o Technium of Care catalogará e descreverá formas de vida tecnológicas através de narração gráfica de histórias.

EN// Technium of Care will be a speculative examination of human possible relationships to biological life in the living techno-ecosystem on a microscopic scale. Building upon 7K: New Life Form work form 2010, Technium of Care will catalogue and describe technological life forms through graphical storytelling. 

BIO

PT// Saša Spačal [www.agapea.si] é um artista dos correios que trabalha na intersecção da investigação de sistemas vivos e da arte contemporânea, concentrando-se nos enredos do ambiente-cultura contínua e dos metabolismos planetários. Ao desenvolver interfaces e relações com agentes do solo, ela aborda as vulnerabilidades da condição pós-humana que envolvem o enredamento da lógica mecânica, digital e orgânica dentro da biopolítica e necropolítica contemporânea. Os seus trabalhos foram apresentados em locais como Ars Electronica (AT), Centre de Cultura Contemporània Barcelona (ES), Laboratoria Art & Science Foundation / New Tretyakov Gallery (RUS), National Art Museum of China (CHN), Onassis Cultural Centre Athens (GR), Transmediale Festival (DE), GHMP Prague City Gallery (CZ), Centro Cultural Tobačna 001 (SI), Museu de Arte Contemporânea Metelkova (SI), Perm Museum of Contemporary Art (RUS), Exposição Prix Cube (FR), Centro de Arte Chronos (CHN), Festival Lisboa Soa (PT), Festival Sonica (SI), Device_art (CRO), Laboratório de Arte de Berlim (DE), Museu de Arte Contemporânea Vojvodina (SRB). Recebeu prémios e nomeações no Ars Electronica Starts Prize (2021), Japan Media Art Award (2020), New Technological Art Award (2019), New Aesthetica Prize (2020), Prix Cube (2015) e Prix Ars Electronica (2015).

ENG// Saša Spačal [www.agapea.si] is a postmedia artist working at the intersection of living systems research and contemporary art, focusing on entanglements of the environment-culture continuum and planetary metabolisms. By developing interfaces and relations with soil agents, she addresses the vulnerabilities of the posthuman condition which involve entanglement of mechanical, digital and organic logic within contemporary biopolitics and necropolitics. Her works were presented at venues such as Ars Electronica (AT), Centre de Cultura Contemporània Barcelona (ES), Laboratoria Art & Science Foundation / New Tretyakov Gallery (RUS), National Art Museum of China (CHN), Onassis Cultural Centre Athens (GR), Transmediale Festival (DE), GHMP Prague City Gallery (CZ), Cultural Centre Tobačna 001 (SI), Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (SI), Perm Museum of Contemporary Art (RUS), Prix Cube Exhibition (FR), Chronos Art Centre (CHN), Lisboa Soa Festival (PT), Sonica Festival (SI), Device_art (CRO), Art Laboratory Berlin (DE), Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina (SRB). She received awards and nominations at Ars Electronica Starts Prize (2021), Japan Media Art Award (2020), New Technological Art Award (2019), New Aesthetica Prize (2020), Prix Cube (2015) and Prix Ars Electronica (2015).

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