DAISYWORLD MAGAZINE is a seasonal publication on perception, the sensory, the non-human, ecology & erotica with an emphasis on interconnectedness. The artist’s intimate knowledge based on observation, questioning anthropocentrism through beauty & language. Reflecting on the past season while softly moving into the next, each issue launches in-between seasons; appreciating experience, transition, and metamorphosis ✿
14.00 Celina Yavelow
14.30 Amira Prescott
15.00 Ada Popowicz
15.30 Kamila Sipika
16.00 Brechje Krah
16.30 Alix Stria
17.00 Anna Bierler & Manola Buonincontri
17.30 Judith Vrancken
A continuous screening of the work ‘Growth’ by Remco Torenbosch.
For ‘Growth’, Torenbosch appropriated a meditation video that he found circulating on financial traders fora. The video shows a montage of a variety of flowers, fields, and gardens – constructed to glorify the beauty of nature in order to catalyze inner peace through digital devices. The work explores how the representation of nature is capitalized by the meditation industry to primarily benefit the performance of labor.
The video carries an endless desire for perfect harmonized health, though embedded in individualism and hyper-capitalism the collective illness of exhaustion and anxiety lingers. The virtual distribution of flowers and the video’s original point of circulation also underlines the everlasting connection between nature and finance: from the very first speculative bubble by tulip bulbs to disaster investors capitalizing on ecological catastrophes.
Contributors to Daisyworld #2: Manon Bachelier, Anna Bierler, India Boxall, Katie Bremner, Lou-Maria Le Brusq, Dayna Casey, Tharim Cornelisse, Naomi Credé, Eloïse Dieutegard, Joanna Dyba, Alex Patrick Dyck, Elspeth Diederix, Aimilia Efthimiou, Jessica Rae Elsaesser, Lou Ellingson, Ani Ekin Özdemir, Ilja Karilampi, Brechje Krah, Cristina Koloszvary-Kiss, Marijn van der Leeuw, Juliette Lizotte, Laura Lynx, Cecily Fasham, Ira Grünberger, Emma Gomis, Nina Hanz, Chloé Jauffrineau, Zachary Knowland-Barker, Wesley Knowler, Dalia Maini, Yolanda McKean, Rachele Montoro, Chiara Muzzicato, Ada Popowicz, Amira Prescott, Georgie Sinclair, Kamila Sipika, Zazie Stevens, Alix Stria, Remco Torenbosch, Judith Vrancken, Celina Yavelow, Elizaveta Federmesser & Piet Langeveld, Melanie Matthieu & Mélanie Calvat (MCMM), Laila Saber Rodriguez & Andrea Galano Toro (CRUDA collective)