Video documentation of the performance: concentration | The Matter of the Soul at Spektrum, Berlin 3rd March 2018
More about the project:
Thanks to human activity, oceans are drastically changing. Seawater is less salty, and is becoming more acidic, causing coral bleaching and death. The performance,The Matter of the Soul | concentration, by Kat Austen with live video from Hiroshi Matoba, is a sonic exploration of acid crystal immersion. By controlling acidity and salinity, scientific instruments scream their truths about the consequence of changing oceans.
Works created with support from: Piksel Festival, NYU Shanghai Gallery, Programme for Creativity and Innovation NYU Shanghai, Mono Shop, Friends of SPRI, Bonhams, One Ocean Expeditions, Polar Museum, Cultural Institute at University of Leeds