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Future Dust

as Mŏk_pang_

2019

00:15:00

Live performative Installation with sound

using Unreal Engine built environment

(two computers, music equipment,projector, stand, fabric)

Soft object (digital print, fabric, zipper)

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Mŏk_pang_ is the name coined for artist duo Alek Sarna and Tommy Otonoke,  started in late 2019 even though their previous work goes back many years. The title refers to a worldwide viral online trend of audiovisual broadcast, in which a hosts binge-eats large quantities of food while interacting with an audience creating an accommodating atmosphere. It grew in popularity because it's a stark contrast to societal and gender norms, as well as food etiquette.

 

Their collaborative project is a platform for exploration of live performative multi-dimensional universes based at intersection of music, art and technology. Collective incorporates sound, real-time virtual renders and scenography in their performances in a  desire to transcend the material limitations. They are using storytelling, poetics, and ritual to author new narratives.They are world-makers, inviting to access altered states of consciousness to step beyond reality into series of highly authored, staged environments.

 

This project is as well a place for free artistic expression and collective interaction in an age of digital isolation.