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Title

Astro

Session

Shorts 3: Video Art

Session Details

Type:
Screening
Location:
The Dome
Duration:
9 mins
Date:
8th October
Time:
20:30
21:00

Synopsis

In Astro, our earth, the only astronomical object is known to harbor life, is unfolded through the lens of an intelligent being in outer space. As it rotates lens to zoom in and out, the journey of observation brings the multi-scale discoveries of ecological changes and machinic visions with an artistic imagination: from a vast forest where the flames roar into the wild creatures to the melting iceberg revealing hidden information, from the diagrams of ancient pseudoscience (astrology) to the latent walk of AI’s generation, from the data-driven landscape to the algorithmic generative visuals, from climate change to the creature’s migration. This immersive audio-visual work poses a question: why explore space in the context of known and unknown as well as folding and unfolding.

Artist info

Zhang Weidi

Organisation

https://www.zhangweidi.com/astro
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