Author:
Domus
Published:
June 8, 2015
Categories:
Society Visual arts

Daniel Rozin
Penguins Mirror, 2015
450 stuffed animals, motors, control electronics, video camera, custom software, microcontroller, tin bases
dimensions variable

Penguins Mirror is an installation scattered on the floor and comprised of 450 motorized stuffed animals. Reductive in palette, yet baroque in behavior, it performs an absurdly homogeneous system of movement. Playing with the compositional possibilities of black and white, each penguin turns from side to side and responds to the presence of an audience. As they perform, the penguins’ collective intelligence is puzzling, yet somehow familiar, as the plush toys enact a precise choreography rooted in geometry
Filmed and edited by Victoria Sendra.
To learn more about the exhibition “Daniel Rozin: Descent With Modification” visit bitforms gallery website