Mit Borrás | ADAPTASI CYCLE – ARCYRIA | 07.10. – 07.11.2021
HYBRID BOX will be a new modular gallery in front of the Festspielhaus Hellerau presenting experimental and interdisciplinary art in the Digital Age by local as well as international artist:s while accompanying the beginning reconstruction of the east barracks.
The exhibition presents a video installation which is part of Borrás’ new body of work – the ADAPTASI CYCLE, that has been developed over the course of the last five years. ADAPTASI CYCLE is a divination of our reality, transcending the limits of pasts and futures, the organic and synthetic, the natural and technological. His work seeks to explore the metaphysical depths of adaptation as a method of surpassing the categorial limits of existence.
The film „Adaptasi Cycle – Arcyria“ presents the futuristic fiction of M: In an alternative present, M cultivates her pro-technological body and her mind on a daily basis in a methodical and ceremonial manner. Apart from the company of a white owl, she lives isolated in a ‘soft cave’ – a space of seemingly flawless harmony. Within this space, M trains and hydrates her physique virtuously, embodying accelerationistic fantasies that in a sense resemble a new occultism. During her push-ups and stretching, M meditates and mentally escapes to distant places beyond this amor vacui.
The film oscillates between states of physical exercise and mental immersion. As a vision of the future state of human existence and consciousness, “ADAPTASI CYCLE – ARCYRIA” negotiates the metaphysical depths of adaptation as a method of surpassing categorical boundaries between pasts and futures, the organic and synthetic, nature and technology.
Mit Borrás is a visual artist based in both Madrid and Berlin. His multi-dimensional artistic approach primarily incorporates video- and sculpture-based works that conceptually explore how modern society has elevated digitalism, technology, and progress into its paradigm of evolution.
Mit Borrás. ADAPTASI CYCLE – ARCYRIA | 4K FILM. 14:45 mins, 2021
DIRECTED BY Mit Borrás | ART DIRECTOR Rachel Lamot | WITH Marta Casado | MUSIC Daniel Vacas Peralta | COLOR GRADE Manuel Escorihuela | BOWLS Templesounds | CHOIRS | DIDGERIDOO Musicmindmagic | PRODUCTION Mit Borrás | Paola Álvarez Filmproduktion | BIRD Emociones al Vuelo | DRONE Yueqiang Liu Zhang | Mercado RC | MAKE UP FX | Harpo, Eloy Noguera | Ana Cuéllar | SOUND SUPERVISOR Manuel Escorihuela | PRODUCTION DESIGN Cavve Pavilion
18.06. – 31.07. on event days one hour before and after the start of the event.
Access to the HYBRID BOX is individual.
HYBRID BOX is a new modular gallery that presents experimental and interdisciplinary art by local and international artists, and at the same time accompanies the beginning of the conversion of the original east wing of the barracks on the Hellerau festival grounds.
HYBRID establishes a new international platform for the arts in the digital age and critical phases of global transformation processes, funded within the framework of the Alliance of International Production Houses by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.
Federal Government for Culture and the Media.
HYBRID BOX is a project in cooperation with HELLERAU –
European Centre for the Arts and PYLON. The HYBRID BOX Programme 2021 is supported by MUTEK, Goethe Institut,
Canada Council for the Arts and the Government of Canada.
Technical direction: Tobias Blasberg, Production management: Micha Lotz
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