Digital Abysses by Miguel Chevalier

Digital Abysses

Digital Abysses
Fractal Seaweeds 2018, Miguel Chevalier

From March 9th – May 20th 2018, Miguel Chevalier’s Digital Abysses exhibition will inhabit the Base sous-marine of Bordeaux.

Digital Abysses
Digital Abysses 2018, Miguel Chevalier

This new exhibition consists of stationary works as well as interactive and generative digital installations adapted to the site’s monumental scale.

Digital Abysses
Cabinet of curiosities 2018, Miguel Chevalier

Inspired by the great oceanic depths that make up two-thirds of the planet, the artist, a pioneer of virtual and digital art, pursues his exploration of nature via a recurring underwater flora and fauna theme (seaweed, plankton, radiolarians, coral…).

Digital Abysses
Cabinet of curiosities 2018, Miguel Chevalier

In a poetic and metaphoric manner, he explores the link between nature and artifice, two entities that coexist and enrich one another. Digital Abysses resonates harmoniously with the space, being at once mineral, aquatic, and botanic.

Digital Abysses
Radiolaires 2018, Miguel Chevalier

An element of surprise is maintained throughout the exhibition, between dream and reality, where the visitors are immersed in a strange universe full of mystery.

Digital Abysses
Attracteurs étranges 2018, Miguel Chevalier

It recalls the great, mostly unexplored, oceanic depths that serve as an extraordinary source of imagination. Via the overarching theme of “abyss,” the exhibition explores our relationship with the living, visible or invisible.

Digital Abysses
Pixels Liquides 2018, Miguel Chevalier

Exploring the notion of artificial life, these artworks and installations question the fragility of these ecosystems and the preservation of biodiversity. The exhibition seeks to recreate the conditions of symbiosis between humankind and this reinvented aquatic nature.

Digital Abysses
Digital Abysses 2018, Miguel Chevalier

“It is not my intention to illustrate the memory of this site, but rather to use it as a point of departure for a new story inspired by great oceanic depths: the abysses”. Miguel Chevalier. Source and images Courtesy of Miguel Chevalier.

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