Wired, Zlatko Ćosić, 2010, video, 3:00

The installation is inspired by a story of a tour guide in a Stasi prison in Berlin, who was spied on and imprisoned by the Stasi government. While spending years in his prison cell, he started imagining the bricks on his wall moving. Wired is an animated photograph, a slow morphing of a wire fence from a Stasi prison mixed with the sound of dripping water. The installation embodies the power of the human mind and the distorted reality inflicted by imprisonment, torture, and brainwashing. Wired focuses on the people in power who are playing with our lives and freedom, by utilizing media, politics and conspiracies. These “powerful” people affect the way we perceive reality which weakens our ability to move forward.

WIRED (3:00)     [VIDEO]


:: Out of Place, Kulturprojekte Berlin, Germany, July 2010
:: Atelje 26, Students' City Cultural Center, Belgrade, Serbia, June 22-24, 2011
:: Banja Luka College, Bosnia and Herzegovina, June 24, 2011
:: SOHA Gallery, St. Louis, August 17-24, 2011
:: Academy of Fine Arts, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as part of an exhibition Obećanja, Obećanja [Promises, Promises], in collaboration with Rita M. Csapó-Sweet, May 25 - May 30, 2012

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