Cao Fei / Doug Rosman, Brühl

Surreal Futures



Client: Max Ernst Museum
27 AUGUST 2023

The exhibition “Surreal Futures” can be visited at the Max Ernst Museum in Brühl until January 28, 2024. Artists from a total of 19 countries will be showing their hybrid works of digital and media art in the form of performance art, installations and collages. All works are united under the overarching theme of surrealism, reflecting our world and spectacular future scenarios.
In addition to these many different works, visitors will also find testimonies of Max Ernst, which enter into an exciting dialog with the contemporary works.

235 Media supports the two artists Cao Fei and Doug Rosman in the realization of their art. In addition, the media technology in other exciting installations will be realized by 235 Media.

In her installation, Cao Fei creates a hybrid of human, octopus and machine, which floats above two portrait-format monitors.
Doug Rosman’s video work depicts a fluid body that deforms in a seemingly endless movement and writhes around in a dance. With the help of artificial intelligence, this self-portrait of the artist duplicates and dissolves again and again.

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