Medium: media and digital art
Fang Tsai, a Taiwanese new media artist who studies at the Berlin University of the Arts, is continuously curious about the relationship between individuals, people and space, people and time. She works mainly with interactive video/installation and seeks to create new perceptual experiences.
Project: Groundless, Awards 2022: Art-Space lab 48h_neukoelln
As modern cities develop and interactions between people become more complex, sudden external factors interrupt our daily social activities, and our usual life patterns are forced to face drastic adjustments. Interactions with others in the real-world are gradually being replaced by digital online communication, and distant places that used to be accessible are becoming inaccessible. If we rely on perceiving the reality of others through the Internet, is it also to satisfy the inadequacies of one's own surrounding reality?
"In this work, I get the streaming videos from real-time public cameras on the Internet, and through object recognition with machine learning, I select the pixels containing people from the captured street scenes and combine them into a private space of mine, which matches the perspective of the public cameras, and display the image on a small screen behind the monitor."