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© martina morger 2020


sound installation & performance / 450 x 270cm / loop 3min / 30min / 2018


In a black hole, after a certain curvature of space it is no longer possible for the light to withdraw gravity. This moment is called the event horizon. Everything before that is observable everything afterwards is unobservable. In highly technological, postmodern societies the reality gets distinguished from the simulation of reality. Hyperreality is a state in which the real and fiction merge seamlessly. Today hyperreality though not only generates copy images, but also simulations of
itself. The work Hype_reality intertwines the infinite narrative of the black hole with Baudrillards concept of hyperreality. In the walkable installation thrown back on itself, literally standing in event horizon, the visitor her/himself happens. What do I expect from a particular room or event? Where is the boundary between observable and unobservable? Where are horizons of your own conceptual thinking? Where those of the system?