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David Amberg Death Star

Vorspiel / transmediale & CTM and Rainbow Unicorn present Death Star by David Amberg. The video installation investigates themes of authenticity and locality inside a Star Wars video game and tries to grasp how our understanding of these themes is shaped by contemporary digital technology as well as (art)historical images. 1 One time as a… Read more »

Pictoplasma 2019

Laura Callaghan — Panophobia Laura Callaghan is an Irish illustrator whose work is largely hand-painted using watercolor, gouache, and isograph pen. Taking its title from a highly disputed phobia which translates as „a vague and persistent dread of some unknown evil,“ the work on show reflects a society caught in the choke hold of fear,… Read more »

Overflow

Overflow: Inexplicable Parts of the Intimate “Nature,” William James said, “is but another name we give to excess.” Once seemingly endlessly abundant, life on earth has been revealed in its fragility and ephemerality. Our computational systems, meanwhile, processing endless layers of data, seem ever more like that natural excess of which James wrote. Reliant on… Read more »

Ferro+

An exhibition that is dedicated to the audio cassette as a tangible element in a digital world. Ferro+ is showcasing a collection of selected artists and small labels publishing on cassettes. It is meant as a listening lounge for the music and space to bring on view cover artworks as a piece of art. Opening… Read more »

Pictoplasma 2018

Rainbow Unicorn is pleased to host Alex Norris for this years Pictoplasma Festival. Alex Norris is an award-winning webcomic creator, best known for the complicated meta-gags of ‘Dorris McComics’ and the relatable ‘Webcomic Name’. Fusing tragedy and comedy he reflects on the frustration of false expectations, human relationships, and the existential insignificance of everything we do. He… Read more »

Machines Experience II

A showcase of works by Harvard (at)metaLAB artists as part of transmediale Vorspiel. The possibilities of artificial intelligence have long seemed futuristic and far-fetched. Today, however, AI technology is making its impact felt in such real-world realms as autonomous vehicles, online searches and feeds, and the criminal justice system. metaLAB (at)Harvard presents Machines Experience II, a… Read more »

Volatile Truths

A group show that is searching for what lies between. ‘Volatile Truths’ asks you to focus your gaze on the ephemeral void and perceive the complexities between trust and perception. It wants to see your blurred vision; the uncertainty and ambiguity between your blinks. Opening Reception 10 Nov 19—22h with a Live Performance by Anna Nazo… Read more »

DVNST

Edmund Okstom’s world is an uncanny lucid dream in colourful shades of grey. With sharp-edged precision he depicts handsome young men in industrial landscapes invaded by gigantic vapour clouds. With deadpan face they are silently involved in strange actions. In other works there are objects, some of them hovering between figuration and abstraction, overexposed to… Read more »

Pictoplasma Festival 2017

Rainbow Unicorn is pleased to host Nathan Jurevicius‘ show for this years  Pictoplasma Festival. »A mountain range can divide, Translations lost and thoughts confide. I wonder what is truly real, When insects bite and feelers feel.« Illustrator, author and director Nathan Jurevicius is inspired by small, everyday objects. In this series, he takes the humble… Read more »

The cat was quiet until morning

Drawings, artist books, large paintings and installations, textile works, films and performances – Ivonne Dippmann‘s work is multilayered, full of vibrant energy, experiment and technical precision. Her new installation is a monumental, rotating machine which dominates the space. A diptych is set up by two square frames made of steel, both parts are interconnected by… Read more »