Tag Archives: Virtuality

A medieval metal arm prosthesis holding an early mobile phone, a photomontage kept in greytones..

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, […]

Erin Mitchell - Uncanny Valley

Erin Mitchell – Uncanny Valley

September 2-9, 2017, SomoS Art House Berlin presents the installation “Uncanny Valley” by Artist-in-Residence Erin Mitchell (USA). An extension of her previous two-dimensional work, “Uncanny Valley” continues to explore the relationships between humans and technology. The term “Uncanny Valley” was originally coined in 1970s Japan by robotics professor Masahiro Mori, it describes the eerie likeness […]

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 […]