A projection-mapped, light-refracting installation exploring surveillance and mass data collection, by Julia Sinelnikova.
Wallplay Presents Narkadine, a projection-mapped, light-refracting installation exploring surveillance and mass data collection, by Julia Sinelnikova. The installation features a cyborg-like ocular animation and surveillance feeds of unlocked webcams. Narkadine plays on the luscious, inviting feel of digital light against an insidious, disconcerting eye presence, while giving viewers the sense that they are being calmly observed by something greater than they can imagine.
Narkadine is accompanied by an audio composition produced by CULTTASTIC, available for streaming on wallplay.com.
Julia Sinelnikova is an interdisciplinary artist who works with holograms, performance, and digital culture. Her light installations have been exhibited internationally, and she has performed widely as The Oracle of Vector Gallery. She has recieved commissions from Norte Maar, Pace University, SELECT Fair, Webster Hall, and Good Room. She has received residencies from The Banff Centre (Canada), Brooklyn Art Space, Untitled BCN (Barcelona), KulttuuriKauppila (Finland), and The Museum of Human Achievement (Austin). Selected profiles of her work have appeared in The Creators Project, The Wall Street Journal, VICE, Beautiful/Decay, Revolt Magazine, Huffington Post, PAPER Mag and The New Criterion. Her work has been presented at the Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, The Oulu Museum of Art, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, and The Vazquez Building. Sinelnikova has also exhibited site-specific installations for Miami Art Week / Art Basel annually since 2011. She holds a BFA in Sculpture from The Fashion Institute of Technology (SUNY). She lives and works in Brooklyn.