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23rd Art Division Jury Selections


Media installation

Saša SPAČAL [Slovenia]


Breathing station dispenses air enriched with happiness bacteria, Mycobacterium vaccae, known to improve mood, reduce anxiety and increase mental capacity. Distributed air is not always evenly enriched by the respiratory masks. Breathing is an intimate process that binds humans to the environment, but when it is technologically mediated, questions arise: Who or what will dispense the dose? What will the dose contain?