Performative installation with Simon Reimold (sand, vacuum cleaner robot)
Landscape Deconstruction is a performative installation featuring a transformed robot vacuum cleaner and a landscape of sand shapes. Once switched on, the robot begins successively transforming the landscape according to a preset algorithm; forming a typical set of circles, while the sand shapes are heavy and outwearing obstacles for the electronic device. In the setup of non-allocable sand shapes, associations sway between micro and macro, between sporting event, dystopic vision, and playground scenario.
The work was shown at the project space Gold and Beton at Ebertpassage in Cologne and was visible from public space, which resulted in a mixed audience taking sides in the collision of the two formal regimes and their shaping of the miniature landscape.