Computer generated video - 3D graphics, physics simulation.
“The invention of the ship is also the invention of the shipwreck."
- Paul Virilio
Manifesto explores the enterprise that aims to modify and engineer reality as well the environment to suit our constructed ideas of perfection- from plastic surgery to genetic engineering. The video intimates the unanticipated returns such ventures bring into our experience of the world.
The video projection on a matt black screen is a looped narrative depicting a pear (an engineered GM fruit) being revealed from under a silken shroud. The fruit then splits open to momentarily reveal its core of skull seeds, before falling off to land on the soil below...