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Derk Wolmuth

Sun. November 5th 2023 - Sun. November 26th 2023 By appointment
In 2020 it was estimated that the total weight of manufactured objects in the world was the same as the weight of the earth’s remaining biosphere.

To grind, to cut, to crush, to split, and to signal, these actions mechanically initiate a process of vitalist material transformation. These kinetic sculptures suggest means by which solids churned into flow and energized reshape the world. Totemic, semi-autonomous, quasi-biological, we live amongst emergent agentic objects.

Derk Wolmuth is from Vancouver Island with backgrounds in Philosophy and Sculpture he recently sailed solo across the Pacific. He is currently researching New Materialist perspectives within the Visual Arts and Posthumanism at the European Graduate School.