Dark Morph is the project name for Jónsi Birgisson and Carl Michael von Hausswolff’s work, developed between 2018 and 2019, as an attempt to collaborate with inhabitants, environments and activists concerned about catastrophic pollution and the destruction of the oceanic world. The name Dark Morph is taken from a type of Fijian heron. Dark Morph is in collaboration with TBA21-Academy. The duo’s first album premiered live at Ocean Space, an installation at the Church of San Lorenzo in Venice, May 2019.
Location: Ontario Place - Cinesphere
Guest curated by Charles Stankievech. During the Biennial, the Cinesphere becomes a world within a world, merging film and sound art with scent and changing atmospheric conditions. From cosmological origin stories, to a future in which civilization is extinct, The Drowned World contrasts deep time with the decline of global ecologies. The…