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co-worm-ing

Emily Simek, Joy Zhou, a mobile worm farm

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Every Day (Video)All DayVideo in Testing Grounds Emporium window and Outdoor Screen
Saturday October 14 (Performance/Walking Tour)2pmMeet us with our video trolley at the Testing Grounds shipping container

‘co-worm-ing’ is a collaborative digital production by Emily Simek, Joy Zhou, and a mobile worm farm at Testing Grounds, exploring how to produce digital art through the process of composting.

In a series of digital installations, production materials are locally compiled, collectively consumed, edited and reused over time, much like organic materials in a compost heap.

The work invites us to consider how we handle large amounts of digital content, what our metabolising processes are, and how nutrient-rich content can be produced using devices that are readily available (like your phone).

‘co-worm-ing’ is a working process rather than a fixed outcome.

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