fragile X mental retardation 1
is a human gene that codes for a protein called fragile x mental retardation protein. This protein, most commonly found in the brain, is essential for normal cognitive development and female reproductive function.
Nothing is hidden, nothing is sacred. Everything is available. Project is dealing with the fatal connection with technology and Internet in today’s society, which leads to the consequences such as loss of identity and confusion. FMR1 attemt to show invasion of technology in the most intimate areas of our lives. Insights into the womb, the fetus is an extreme form of intrusion into the intimacy, the virtual image without emotion, without understanding, therefore, only information that satisfies the curious eye.
Installation gives spectators possibility of entry with its 3D shape in the 2D virtual world using breathing device that gives him position of a creator. With his breath in to the device he can move the embrio on the screen. The viewer loses status of the creator at the moment when he stops using breathing device. Entry into the virtual reality is going on in real time, while we are in two worlds simultaneously. Because only the awareness moves into the virtual world while the body remains in the real world and time. Man and machine residing together in a dynamic system. Human body is therefore the last part of physis which still holds connection with the real material world. New technologies culturally mutate our perception of the human body from a naturally self-regulated system to an artifically controlled and electronically transformed object. All that gives us an ontological understanding of the cyborg principle.
In collaboration with Fabrizio Lamoncha and Ioan Cernei.