Last step for “Super-documentation” by Varvara & Mar
During half a year the artists have monitored their heart beat, which they have used for composing the rhythm of a metronome. A viewer can travel back in time and browse through the hearts’ rhythm of the artists, and thus, set the metronomes on the selected moment to perform that rhythm. Hence, the work acts as an archive of the artists’ hearts.
The work questions what can be done with the data that are constantly collected from us by the third parties and used for monetary purposes (surveillance capitalism). Also the duo address the meaning and changing form of personal archives.
Interactive installation (3D-print, custom-made electronics and software, Fitbit data)