In the »Airology« workshop you will investigate the poetics, challenges, and politics of air as a result of climate change. You will design inflatables which will let us exist in, perceive, consume, or interact with new bodies of air, charged with extreme CO2 concentrations, ancient hazardous bacteria, cloud-forming dust, and arctic vibrations.
No specific skills required. Please bring a flat iron for welding balloon foil and scissors, we'll provide the rest. The workshop is held in collaboration with Futurium.
Johanna Schmeer is an artist and designer. Her work focusses on hybridity and interactions between the natural and the artificial — asking questions and discussing ideas related to technologically enhanced ecosystems, new materials, and artificial extensions of the self. Johanna’s work has been published, awarded, and exhibited internationally, including recently at the Museum for Art & Design Hamburg, the National Museum Stockholm, the Venice Biennale, and Ars Electronica Center Linz.
Anna-Luise Lorenz is an artist, graphic designer and researcher based in London and Berlin. Her work revolves around the anomalies of empiricism and rationalism, the paradoxical, the impossible and the failed as a means to explore parallel spheres of reality that emancipate us from a world that we all agreed on, synchronized by knowledge and created by those who are in power: natural sciences, capitalism, tech reviews.