Saša Spačal (1978) is a postmedia artist, living in Ljubljana, Slovenia, working at the intersection of living systems research, contemporary and sound art. Her work focuses primarily on the posthuman continuum, where human beings exist and act as one of many elements in the ecosystem and not as sovereigns. Therefore abandoning the Cartesian system of classification and accepting the fact that the field of technology has expanded not only from hardware to software but also to wetware resulting in hybrid phenomena inscribed in mechanical, digital and organic logic. Her work was exhibited and performed at venues and festivals such as Ars Electronica Festival, Prix Cube Exhibition, Transmediale Festival, etc and was awarded Prix Ars Electronica Honorary Mention and nominated for Prix Cube. Saša attended the conference The Architecture and Senses in Plasy 2018.
Photo: Kalsey Heyden
“My artistic research focuses on entanglements of environment-culture continuum and planetary metabolisms. By developing technological interfaces and relations with an organic and mineral soil agents I try to address the posthuman condition that involves mechanical, digital and organic logic within bio-politics and necro-politics of our times.“