'From the beginning Gibson has explored the generative possibilities of the computer system, starting from her first experiences with video; and has over the last several years, developed a language that passes from analogue to digital and vice versa, in a perpetual cycle. A wild, primeval and sentient nature seems to flow undisturbed from her works...the fluctuating and changing overlapping of planes analogous to an uninterrupted conversion of the point of view, necessary, according to the artist, to overcome the anthropocentric dimension. A form that changes continuously - a metaphor for a world in perennial evolution whilst also alluding to a hoped-for process of raising consciences beyond one’s limits, and above all, beyond the ancient conception that still places man exclusively at the centre of everything.' 2021 Text by Mattia Lapperier, Curator/Art Critic
I like to think through art. My practice is an enquiry into the evolution of self and society and I am interested in Ontology, Post-Humanism, Art and Technology, and the possibility of an 'Anthropo-non-centric' Art.
The focus of my research is the creative relationship between human and non-human intelligences, with the pivotal point of view being that I put technology in the camp of human intelligence, and aim to treat nature as an intelligence in its own right - beyond human. This triad - the intertwining between technology, man and nature - is the theory that conceptually drives my works.
I have been inspired by many philosophical and psychological theories - particularly the idea of the Anarch and the Forest developed by the writer Ernst Jünger*; Hegel's writings in The Phenomenology of the Spirit and The Science of Logic; Maurice Merleau-Ponty's concept of the Intertwining, and Steigler's discussions about flying fish.
I like to take existential adventures through the forest, and if I could (which maybe one day I just might) I would tell Sol Lewitt that I think that art is the machine that makes the idea, rather than the other way around.
*Jünger's autonomous and inwardly-free Anarch is a representation of freedom and self-realisation and is in direct contrast to the anarchist - who is tied in an epiphytic relationship with the very thing he claims to revolt against.