People’s interconnectedness is growing to a world scale beyond and independent of borders - their crossing and hybridization have become the accelerated everyday norm in which certain objects and technologies serves as intermediaries.
The photographic part is a marriage of fact and fabrication based on various collaborations with people migrated to or from Senegal‘s capital and its diaspora.
It‘s retiring from the idea that multicultural living is a phenomenon solely part of the western hemisphere, neither is it buying into the myth of net- or machine-neutrality, but looking at the relationship between human and tool through an open conversation.
TOOLS FOR CONVIVIALITY IS A COLLECTION OF VISUAL EPHEMERA ABOUT THE USAGE OF TOOLS FOR VARIOUS MODES OF HUMAN TOGETHERNESS.
collaborative research based on theory
by paul girloy and ivan illich, 360° video work and sculptures of extended photography