Calvillo participates in the multimedia exhibition Sensory Orders, presented at the Centre for Contemporary Art Laznia
Calvillo’s new work “Sensors revolt in the pandemic (1): Locking down” is part of Sensory Orders, an exhibition of 29 international artistic and scientific responses to a central question of our time: how do we sense and make sense in times of extreme precariousness, tumult and uncertainty? Consisting solely of electronically delivered texts, still and moving images and sound, the exhibition as well as accompanying website and publication explores how three different “orders” – the symbolic realm of language and human culture, the technological realm of machines and the organic realm of human bodies and natural entities such as viruses, plants, animals and the physical-chemical matter of the earth itself – are fundamentally intertwined and sense, act on and affect each other.
The contributions in Sensory Orders cross multiple countries, disciplines and cultures. They come from visual and performing artists, anthropologists, designers, sociologists, architects, historians of science, composers, physicists, architects and other researchers and represent perspectives from 15 countries. While all unique, the contributions’ through line is that they all reflect on the entanglement of human, technical, biological forces that has always been present but that has been remarkably amplified in the last 12 months of 2020.
Sensory Orders, organized and curated by Erik Adigard (FR/US) and Chris Salter (US/CA), is a part of Art+Science Meeting project of the Centre for Contemporary Art Laznia (Poland).
Calvillo’s piece is an In the Air / C+ collaboration, produced with the support of the Centre for Digital Inquiry (University of Warwick).
6 November 2020-10 January 2021, and online soon.