Drün (2022) (10:59)
This work is a combination of photo-scanned objects from nature and game assets interacting with each other within a particle system. Inspired by the 19th century English-language children's rhyme 'Sticks and Stones', the digital simulation playfully disregards the physics of our planet.
The rhyme itself was said to be created to highlight resilience against forms of bullying and physical retaliation amongst the youth of the era. Five hundred segments of rocks and broken bits of wood move and collide impacting the change of direction of the mass of objects. The digital simulation plays with idea of interactions, collisions and movements that mirror causes that are fought for today by younger and older generations.
The simple message behind the children's rhyme represents the powerful drive of activists who tackle social as well as climate affairs and their vital role in ensuring equal opportunities are present in our society.
Audio: David Mathúna.
Solo exhibition // Marina Market, Cork. 16.7.22 - 17.7.22
Group exhibition // switch PLAY, Tipperary 30.10.22-6.11.22
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