Vita · Necro · Vita

VITA · NECRO · VITA

A reconsideration of what constitutes as life itself within posthuman vitalist materialism, asks us to re-negotiate both a human-nature-inhuman continuum as well as a Life-death continuum. Rather than an anthropocentric overemphasis on mortality and perishability, a posthumanist gaze emphasizes life’s relentlessly generative force including and going beyond death. The series Vita.Necro.Vita asks us to think with and not against death. Each dynamic and performative work is a symbiotic culture of yeast and bacteria grown over 2 months that becomes part of an installation that evolves over time - drying, dying, oxidising, expanding, transforming, carrying.


‘Death is the inhuman conceptual excess: the unrepresentable, the unthinkable, and the unproductive black hole that we all fear. Yet death is also a creative synthesis of flows, energies and perpetual becoming'

- Rosi Braidotti


Series of installation works

Symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast, various supporting materials. 

Various dimensions

2019-2020





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