©humane after people

16th Art Division Jury Selections

Molding the Signifier

Interactive art

humane after people (Darija CZIBULKA / Ivor DIOSI) [Slovakia / Hungary]


Data from a growing mold contamination are used to attack the artificial intelligence system of a simulated virtual human reciting a key linguistic theory by SAUSSURE. The gradual disruption of the AI processes is reminiscent of human madness and turns the language and meaning manifest into severe horror glossolalia.