Nonsense Lab

Department of Biological Flow
9-Bit Cyborg
2014
analogue encoding system

Hans BrederBody Sculpture1972

Hans Breder
Body Sculpture
1972

Swapnaa Tamhane
The Institute of Knots
2012
performative installation
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Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Independent Projects
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art courtyard, Toronto

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"Viewers were invited to make knots, while I unknotted the knots simultaneously."

Dutch Invertuals
Invertuals 3
2012
installation and performance

Anders Krisár
Flesh Cloud #1 (top)
Flesh Cloud #2 (bottom)
2003
chromogenic prints mounted to class
each 141 x 180 cm

Patricia Reed
The One As The Many (Purple Square)
2011
purple election ink on paper
132 X 132 cm

(installation view and detail)

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Aesthetic Management: “The same ink that is used in new democracies to prevent election fraud by marking ones finger (remaining for three days), has been used to performatively stamp a surface with the single index finger of the artist, creating an inconsistent monochrome.”

Marina Abramović and UlayRelation in Time1977still from performance-(youtube)

Marina Abramović and Ulay
Relation in Time
1977
still from performance
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(youtube)

Department of Biological FlowImago (Kino-Butterfly · Someone Might Be Listening · Lorenz Security Ltd.)April 28, 2011performance and archive

Department of Biological Flow
Imago (Kino-Butterfly · Someone Might Be Listening · Lorenz Security Ltd.)
April 28, 2011
performance and archive

Department of Biological Flow
Ghosts in the Machine (Flight of the Mecha Butterflies)
work-in-process
installation (above: floor plan schematic)

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a proposition unfolding

1. affix mesh screen to paper coveralls to form the contours of a mesh skin suit.

2. arrange 8-foot-high walls of mesh screen, in various lengths, along horizontal, vertical and diagonal vectors around the gallery space.

3. participants who visit the gallery space will receive a mesh skin suit to wear for the duration of their stay.

4. participants move freely through the gallery space, forming ghostly topologies of moiré patterns.