Katja Novitskova’s Immersive ‘Invasion Curves’ Installation

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In Katja Novitskova‘s recent, massive installation, “Invasion Curves,” the artist offers an environment with creatures taken straight out of nature and the laboratory. The recent exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery offered a fictional landscape facing a “biotic crisis” (or a period of mass extinction), “where imaging and technology are used in a process of mapping the exploitation of life,” the gallery says.

“Images captured by scanners, cameras and satellites – from the bodies of lab organisms to the flows generated by image processing algorithms – are rendered as vivid sculptures, and projections,” a statement says. “Worms defy gravity and genetically modified life forms hatch from eggs among a tangled undergrowth of cables. At the heart of the exhibition, modified baby rockers gyrate eerily.”

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