BATKIM, HORNIE & VILLAIN

Experimental fashion design translates into an alter-ego villain performance in the pictures and videos by Korean designer Kim. The mood of her works stands somewhere between sportswear snaps and satire.

GARDEN OF DIGITAL DREAMS

Paintings by Russian artist Vladimir Kartashov contain a vision of a certain kind of escapism that feels desired but unavoidable at the same time. We present a selection from two of his collections.

DREAMERS LEAD THE REVOLUTION

Two video concepts by Veronika Švecová are exploring the possibility of a healing influence of passive video-game spectating and presenting a faux documentary about tiny harmonising organisms that restored the Earth from the impacts of Anthropocene.

SIMPLE DRAWINGS, CONFUSING TIMES

Tim Mulder is an accomplished illustrator from the Netherlands, focusing on minimalistic colour palette, surreal comics-like environment, and the power of a clear line.

SUBTERRANEAN HOMESICK ALIEN

Polish artist Karol Mietkiewicz, also creating and known under his brand name Charlie Mintson, verges on the edge of sculpture, design and alien armour with his delicate, fluid and orchid-shaped bodices, face masks and headdresses.

THE ECHOWORLD DIARIES

Tiny watercolour vignettes based on the style of Persian or Indian miniature paintings offer a glimpse into the parallel world of illustrator Joakim Drescher.

WELCOME TO THE BRAINDRAIN

A collection of intricate headdresses by Moldovan fashion and textile designer Otilia Vieru presents a world of individuals dominated and transformed by virtual reality.

THE TIME OF YOUR VR LIFE

A human gets infected by a computer virus in virtual reality and gallery visitors are given the chance to peacefully roam in wheat fields as seductive orcs – two interactive projects by Theo Triantafyllidis both approach a certain kind of metamorphosis from different viewpoints.

GROBIÁN (THE BRUTE)

Is The Brute also lurking inside you? Painter Petr Nikl and photographer Ondřej Szollos embarked on a journey to lure and woo him out in a one-of-a-kind picture essay.

SSSNAKE SSSADNES

You're starting to be drowsy, your eyes are closing and scales are growing through your skin… A hypnotizing video piece Filip Kopecký whispers you to sssleep.

TELLING OF THE BEES

What are our ethical and environmental responsibilities to bees? And what are their responsibilities to—and because of—us? Jake Eshelman explores our unique cohabitation with this vital insect.
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