Johanna Bruckner, 2020

Johanna Bruckner, 2020

Lago Mio 2020: Work in progress
with Johanna Bruckner, Till Langschied, and Diana Lelonek
Sa, 7 November 2020 more...

Johanna Bruckner
Phylum Lava, 2020 (excerpt)
Looped video, full HD and sound
Duration variable
Courtesy the artist
Commissioned by Lago Mio Lugano

In our age of cosmological or geological disasters, global plagues and pandemic agents, Johanna Bruckner uses apocalyptic Science Fiction as a catalyst to imagine new worlds that allow us to live with the synthetic, toxic and more-than-human order of the present-day reality. Interested in, as Susan Sonntag writes, «how utopia can be imagined or experienced affectively, in small, incremental moments that proximity can provide», her new work Phylum Lava, 2020 (work in progress) is a collage of Dark Room Sci-Fi, queer pornography, and the social bonds of extra-terrestrial bodies


Johanna Bruckner (*1984) ’s work relates to ecologies of trust, care, and labor. She unsettles notions on the non/human body, intimacies, and emotional worlds produced by the ongoing transformation of technology. Her work asks how the indeterminacy of being might inform hybrid temporalities better tooled to deal with current technological, political, and ecological changes. She mainly works in the media of video, installation, and performance.


This page is curated by Johanna Bruckner ––>

Credits:  Atmospheric Drafts of Intimacy, Video Stills, Johanna Bruckner, 2020, 4K/HD Video.

20. October 2021

SALTS (CH), Waza art center Lubumbashi (DR Congo), and Lago Mio Lugano artist residency (CH), in collaboration with Culturescapes 2021 Amazonia, are delighted to announce the exhibition opening of the tri-continental project «Quilombo» a …mehr

19. May 2021

Exhibition opening at Lago Mio artist residency Public talk at MASI LAC (Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana) The comprehensive annual exhibition «Lago Mio 2020: Final presentation» including a public talk at MASI Lugano was canceled …mehr

07. April 2021

PRESS RELEASE Open Call for the tri-continental project «Quilombo» Deadline: April 30 | Selection: May 7 | Residency: August–October | Exhibition: 29 October 2021 SALTS (CH), Waza art center Lubumbashi (DR Congo), and Lago Mio Lugan …mehr


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