radiator im mai 2018 | radiator may 2018
currently our extremely limited time budget does not allow to keep up with the regular entries for the radiator-a(i)rchive – in the meantime we are providing a monthly overview instead. so here is the programme listing for may 2018…
KIOSK:RADIO:KIOSK - Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality: Over the past month, no other subject has been dominating the debates about contemporary art and its media like this one. Yet it is all but new – least of all in the arts. However, exactly for this reason it should be even more promising to take a closer look at some of the more recent productions presented under this umbrella.
Chernobyl. A place where clocks are working differently. A zone of death where the march of time seems to be stopped. Yet, life is going on. Another life. A life for which the radiant future of the past has become eternal presence.
Five years after the nuclear catastrophe of Fukushima. Thirty years after the nuclear catastrophe of Chernobyl. Two places, fallen out of time. Transformed into zones of alternate times.
A Dalmatian dog in the snow? Perhaps. A question on/of perception? For sure. In any case, however: In black and white.