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Ian Haig

Useless Eaters

Vidéo expérimentale | 4k | couleur | 16:2 | Australie | 2022

Mutated hackable bodies, bodies that didn’t quite work out and bodies that can no longer be classified as bodies. Hybridised flesh and code using AI. Drawing on the transhumanist musings of Yuval Noah Harari, humans are now hackable animals.

Ian Haig's work has been exhibited in galleries and video/media festivals around the world. Including exhibitions at: The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne; The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne; The Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide; The Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne; Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Artec Biennale – Nagoya, Japan; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; China Millennium Monument Art Museum, Beijing; Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot, Germany; Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany; The Havana Biennial, Cuba. In addition his video work has screened in over 150 festivals internationally including The Ann Arbor film festival, US and VideoBrasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 2003 he received a fellowship from the New Media Arts Board of the Australia Council and in 2013 and 2017 he curated the video art shows Unco and Very Unco at The Torrance Art Museum in Los Angeles.