I Disagree, 2022
Two-channel Video, TRT 13:22 Looped
A constructed conversation between two displays about the viral debate that took over Tik Tok: Adam Levine cheating on Behati Prinsloo, his wife.
While viral phenomena can easily be seen as trivial or superficial, they can also function as significant indicators of our collective psyche and its inherent contradictions in terms of what we value, fear, and desire. They highlight the way that vast communities perceive and emotionally respond to different circumstances, other individuals, and ultimately themselves. They expose our tendency to idolize, judge, or ostracize based on ephemeral moments. This reflects our attachment to binary thinking, our discomfort with and deficiency in cultural nuance, and again, people’s self-perception - when we pass judgment on others, we find ourselves in a space of self-judgment. Thus, the critical engagement with ethical implications embedded within viral phenomena presents an opportunity for self-reflection. Through this process, we deepen our capacity for empathy, compassion, and comprehension of the multifaceted nature of human existence.
Documentation from Day After Tomorrow, a group exhibition at @eugster_belgrade, curated by @vukcar, up until August 9, 2023