Paper replicas of the life-sized joss paper dresses were ritualistically burnt in an attempt to connect me to the past, present, and future, through gestures that I have come to understand as spectral publishing.
A Meditation on Skin and Care and its Interconnecting Tissues. Created by Elaine W. Ho and myself for the PWSSSRFS series at Motel Spatie over the winter of 2020, while incidents of racism against Asians were breaking out worldwide in light of the onset of COVID-19
In this iteration of Thunderclap, the show was set up as part-shop, part-sewing workshop and part-exhibition. Thunderclap employs steganography to publicly redistribute the erased work of Chinese anarcho-feminist He-Yin Zhen (1886–1920) through the medium of clothing accessories.
"Greetings from the Invisible Borderlands” is a series of messages that experiment with analog steganography, the art of concealing information within plain sight, for contemporary online surveilled mediascapes.
In the non-commercial section of Art Rotterdam 2015, artist Reinaart Vanhoe ran a xerox copy-and-paste-DIY bookmaking workspace called "My booth is your booth". Kimmy Spreeuwenberg and I were invited to participate and present our work called "My JSTOR is your JSTOR".
Prediction TV is a television station where the visitors of MAMA have the opportunity to become news reporters for weather and economic predictions. This project is an extension of a research on the role of prediction and the mechanism of self-fulfilling prophecy in modern society. The program of Prediction TV focuses on predicting two chaotic systems: the weather and the economy. The first channel reverses common sense understanding of the causal relationship between mood and weather.
Mood Radar is a personal weather forecasting system based on your mood presence. On the opening night, visitors received a personal reading in a semi-autonomous space resembling both weather station and gypsy caravan that was parked outside of TENT on the Witte de Withstraat. Inside the Mood Radar lab-caravan a divining rod specially designed using a para-rational approach measured the body’s unconscious movements and bio-electric signals to draw up a map of the visitors mood.
Initiated by Alina Parigger and myself, Holy Crap was a participatory happening where discarded material was turned into divine altars. The space was open to the public and workshops were held for the
Meditations on the Indranet follows the philosophical Buddhist metaphor 'Net of Indra' in which Indra's celestial Net is used as a model of our interconnected universe. This imperial net is made of all jewels. Each eye of the net is a jewelyou can think of them as nodes.
Where No Flag Has Gone Before was a live blue-screen studio installation offered visitors of the exhibition the chance to reenact their own glorious moment of the first planting of the American flag on the surface of the moon. The end-product of the installation was a distilled extract of the whole experience, simultaneously serving as its documentation in video form.