In Very Compact Theory on Longing, Vinicius Jatobá describes the pain of having lost something – or someone – loved that can never be retrieved. He performs a reading of his text, exploring the geography of feelings encompassed by the Portuguese term »saudade.«
In her poem »Truth is Calling«, Maayan Danoch speaks about a turning point, a moment of realisation, a place that separates the now from what was.
»Ode to Seekers 2012« is a looped video that celebrates mosquitoes, syringes, and oil derricks—symbols of some of the most significant threats to human life—mosquito borne illnesses, drug addiction, and the petroleum industry.
Æther is an independent art space located in the center of Sofia, Bulgaria. It was founded in 2016 by the artist Voin de Voin. Since then, Æther organized numerous solo and group shows presenting the work of international artists, scientists, and activists. A hotbed for critically engaged artistic and curatorial practices, Æther conceives the exhibition space an experimental platform.
Conversation Room is an acoustically isolated space specially designed for voice that houses conversations between the artist Ariel Bustamante, a Bosch employee, and a computer. This computer is equipped with a simple AI algorithm that allows it to converse with the participants, although it has its own, incomprehensible language.
Artist and WimmelResearch fellow Anna Gohmert focussed in her work at the Bosch Research Campus’s Platform 12 on an important part of our body – the hands. Grasping, controlling, waiting, typing, arranging, and doing nothing are movements and operations in the daily work that Gohmert documented.
WimmelResearch fellow Alexander Werle, who took part in Platform 12 in spring 2018, launched his project with the questions: »How diverse are mobility needs? What about confidence in technology? How do reality and research reality overlap?«
Mitra Wakil and Fabian Hesse, WimmelResearch-fellows at Platform 12, are two visual artists interested in open-access labs and in turning 3D technologies into social tools. During their time at Bosch’s Center for Research and Advance Engineering in Renningen, they initiated workshops inviting Bosch’s researchers to perform for 3D bodyscans.