Topic: Virtuality

Performance artist in font of audience in art gallery.

Vorspiel 2019: Affect/Effect – Performance Prosthesis

Within the framework of Vorspiel 2019, the official yearly preliminary program leading up to the Berlin Transmediale, SomoS Art House presents a day of performance art curated by Zander Porter of XenoEntities Network. The presented performances explore the topic of technological tools as prosthetics; interpreting them as enabling-devices for performance and for identity construction within the performative space.

Elly Clarke

Elly Clarke was born 1976 in London. As a performer, photographer and curator she is interested in the changing face, experience and role of the physical object and body in our increasingly digitally-mediated and experienced world. She explores this theme through photography (analogue & digital, mobile phone pictures & screen grabs) video, performance, audio, music, […]

Screen saver forest wallpaper pasted in a gallery

Erin Mitchell – Uncanny Valley

In her installation Uncanny Valley, American Multi-media artist Erin Mitchell transformed SomoS’ exhibition space into an immersive installation that physically recreated the idealized natural imagery of screensavers and desktop wallpapers. Bringing the digital into the analog realm in a literal way, Mitchell encourages us to question our relationships with personal technology and redefine our perspectives and movements within these two often competing realities.

Erin Mitchell

Erin Mitchell is a mixed-media artist based in San Francisco, who takes part in a 3-month-residency in SomoS from June-September 2017. Fascinated with the idealization of nature as illustrated by computer screensavers and desktops, Mitchell will set up an immersive installation at SomoS, called “Uncanny Valley.” Erin Mitchell Her art piece will turn the gallery […]

Introducing New SomoS Artist-in-Residence Isabel Ramos

SomoS is happy to welcome visual artist Isabel Ramos (UK) to its Artist-in-Residence program. The young artist works across disciplines, employing and combining mediums such as video, VR, performance, choreography and installation. Ramos uses the body to explore its position and traces in our increasingly accelerating technological age. She develops solo projects as well as […]