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Lorem – Distrust Everything


Lorem – Distrust Everything





Elevate Festival


Studiobühne Oper, Graz (AT)





Distrust Everythin is an AV installation in 4 episodes realized 
through artificial intelligence systems and 
3D photogrammetries, which immerses the visitors within an uncanny, synthetic dream realized 
by a neural network. We live most of our time blissfully unaware of the artificial, intensely designed tangle of infrastructures we inhabit. Accidents, traumas, crises briefly suspend our credulity, and shed light on a reality that exists in order to be fed by its own representations. The immersive work explores the relationship between Fiction and Truth in the age of artificial intelligence through an aesthetic experience that challenges our perception of inner and outer landscapes.

The installation starts every full and half an hour.

Francesco D’Abbraccio is an Italian musician, media artist and independent researcher focusing on politics of representation and transmedial culture. With the project Lorem he works with AI systems and neural networks to investigate modern human-computer interaction through text, images and sound. He collaborates with a wide variety of institutions, such as Ars Electronica, London Design Biennale, Biennale di Venezia, HEK Basel, NXT Museum Amsterdam, Sheffield International Documentary Festival, Museo Triennale di Milano, Sommerset House London, Transmediale Vorspiel, MU Eindhoven. He is creative codirector of Krisis Publishing, an independent publishing and curatorial platform working on the impact of media culture on contemporary societies.

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