DNA EPIGEN is an interactive sculpture that wants to be activated. In fact, it is not self-sufficient, but it needs to interact with the observer to switch from power to the act.
As well as in the Heisenberg uncertainty law is the observer that determines the reality, so in DNA EPIGEN is the observer who determines the sculpture.
The public becomes an integral part of the work of art becoming the author of his state.
This macro double helix is a significant fragment of DNA with a epigenetic imprint that can vary from the experiences we had. It keeps our experiences and the ones of our ancestors inside. Experiences that take shape, at several levels of reading, inside the epigenetic cubes, caskets that keep secrets often unknown to us.
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interactive sculpture | iron, silicone, plexiglas, pvc, programmable led lights, water, steam, water vortex, sound, gold, custom enginereed software | 150x400 cm, 2018.
Artist Claud Hesse
Designer Adif. Design
Engineering Apron Group
Main Sponsor MUSE Museum of Science in Trento
“In the beginning was the word..."
Quantum physics shows in sound the conditio sine qua non of life itself. BIG CONSCIENCE conceptually overturns our net of neurons and brings it to the outside. In this way, it represents an individual conscience in its becoming that can be shared and recognised outside itself. This experience is brought about thanks to the use of a formal scale and the interaction between the participant and the work set off by sound. The installation, made up of elements in silicone, reacts to the vibrations of the words to put in communication our intimate, personal sphere with its external reflection. Inside and outside, the object and the subject of our awareness chase each other in a game of reflected relations and BIG CONSCIENCE returns the sound effect to us in a different form.
BIG CONSCIENCE interactive sculpture | silicone and custom enginereed software | 200x300 cm, 2012.
Artist Claud Hesse
Architect Carlo De Mattia
Designer Simone Alessandrini
Main Sponsor Chamber of Commerce