How my mom got hacked, which ran at Kortrijik’s DASH gallery from October 17 to November 14, 2015, brought together four artists including Aline Bouvy, Adam Cruces, Tilman Hornig and Nicolas Pelzer. Rather than providing context and overview of the exhibitions’ aim and premise, the press release spelt out a list of Plot Keywords:
Increased productivity and efficiency, Gender, Cyberpunk, Computer, Prehistory, We’re all white on the inside (meme), Users, Foreplay, Hands, Technological body, Slow motion, Hacker, Time(d), Foreplay, Devices, Virtual Reality, To break up the surface, The Poetics of Information Overload
Nicolas Pelzer, ‘Evolving Masters’ (2015) Install view. Courtesy DASH, Kortrijk.
Unsure as to whether or not the group are critiquing or investing themselves in these buzzwords, we are asked to draw our own ties…