Cascope

Cascope, HD video, 3 min, 2017.

An enigmatic person performs a ceremony in front of the building of the German National Information Service (BND) in Berlin.
The cryptographic language that a shaman can use to predict the future is in contrast with the speculations of contemporary forecasters.

The different prediction techniques seem to coexist in people’s consciousness
claiming a form of validity and influence their decisions even if some are based on scientific data, while others in an abstract primitive belief or are the products of controversial techniques.

The artwork aims to poetically convey thoughts that have to do with the idea of the unpredictable, to use and fragment information by giving them a new meaning which looks at the deeper psychological wishes of people, at a time of a generalized feeling that control over our lives has been lost, that we do not own our lives.

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