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Black Mirror [Events]


Black Mirror is a projection sculpture by Robert Seidel currently on show at the Young Projects gallery in Los angeles. A combination of laser-cut paper in gallery space with projected imagery, overwhelm with richness and visual depth.

“Since my first works I’m interested in arranging fractured memories to abstract-organic „Tableaux Vivants“. In a process-based fusion of nature, painting and sculpture a pictorial flow comes to life that connects with the associations of the viewer, so every moment unfolds new rhizomatic connections with the semi- narrative strands.” 

Black Mirror was created using 3ds max, Max Script and After Effects. The paper parts are based on drawings, inspired by bark beetle traces, then laser cut and plotted.

Young Projects, Space B210, Los Angeles
March 22nd to August 20th 2011

Credits: Sculpture and Projection: Robert Seidel, Documentation Editor: Falk Müller, Music: Richard Eigner, Curator: Paul Young

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Robert Seidel (1977) began studying biology at the Friedrich Schiller University (Jena, Germany) and finished his media design diploma at the Bauhaus University (Weimar, Germany). His films have been shown in a museal context at ZKM (Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe), MOCA Taipei and Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp as well as hundreds of festivals (Prix Ars Electronica, onedotzero, DOTMOV, IFF Rotterdam, EMAF), galleries, magazines, books and TV programmes worldwide. New works were presented in Seoul, Milano, Los Angles and Altenburg this year.