Dagmar Schürrer

03:48min cm
Digital animation with sound

The narrator in »Galaxy« is technology itself. The voice over of the animation was generated with the assistance of an early text-based AI and offers an interpretation of an encounter of love and disappointment between the two characters Touch and Long Swipe. Odd deviations in the syntax and narrative logic allow the viewer to reflect on our social imprint of how stories are expected to be told and how technology is programmed to follow these perceptions, especially because here the simulation is far from perfect. The mise en scéne is a fly through a computer-generated galaxy of objects and images reminiscent of the organic, dismembered and fragmented, creating a dramatic, cinematic atmosphere.

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    About the artist

    Dagmar Schürrer is an Austrian digital artist based in Berlin, Germany. She holds a degree in Fine Art from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design in London, UK, and works in the field of expanded animation and Extended Reality (XR) technologies.

    In her hybrid experiences, she links (Neuro-) sciences, new technologies as XR and Artificial Intelligence, digital world building and poetic interpretations of human consciousness and its environmental entanglements, to create intricate and contemplative animations and spatial multimedia installations.

    Significant international presentations of her works include the New Contemporaries at the ICA London, the Moscow Biennale for Young Art, the Centre Pompidou Paris, Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, Louvre Auditorium Paris, Transmediale Vorspiel in Berlin, Eunam Museum South Korea, Ars Electronica Linz, Supernova Denver, Diagonale Filmfestival Graz, and the Museum of Waste in Changsha, China.

    She is a project assistant at the research group INKA at the Institute for Culture and Computer Science at the University for Applied Sciences Berlin, within which she explores XR technologies and supports the production of XR applications in the field of art and culture.

    As a board member of the Berlin media art association (medienkunstverein), she is committed to supporting new forms of presentation of contemporary new media art.