Installation, 2d animation, 2’45’ <2022>
The exercise of sympathy for the cone lies at the intersection of the desire for play and the intuition that there is a relationship between empathy, attention, imagination and the tendency to look for human emotions and traits in the non-human - known as anthropomorphism.
It is possible that there are some common processes between the ability to personify an object and the ability to put yourself in another person's shoes.
Perhaps the overlap has to do with the willingness to look at the subject from different perspectives, to pay attention to it, and to give it affective value.
🔴🟢🔵 BHM invited artists to be inspired by the mechanisms of empathy and approach works as exercises in self-knowledge, knowledge of others and the world in which we live.
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