Chiara Passa on Thu, 8 Nov 2018 17:04:37 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime-ann> OUT at the Widget Art Gallery: Social Fever by Miriam Pelagalli. November 7 2018 - January 8 2019

Dear friends & colleagues,

Hope this finds you well.
The WAG is proud to present "Social Fever", a site-specific animated gif by Miriam Pelagalli. November 7 2018 - January 8 2019.

The Widget Art Gallery is a Web-App cross-device, just save the WAG icon on your mobile screen!
Always available the osx-dashboard version at Enjoy the show!

All the best, Chiara Passa

About the WAG:

Due to our needs that seem to be increasingly handheld, WAG was born
on 2009! The Widget Art Gallery is a mini single art gallery room fitting into people's pocket. Every month, the WAG hosts a solo digital art exhibition related to its dynamic site-specific context.
So the WAG works both as a sort of kunsthall showing temporary exhibitions and also as museum conserving all the past shows inside an online archive that creates a permanent collection. WAG website

About the artwork:

"Social fever" by Miriam Pelagalli. November 7 2018 - January 8 2019.
Pelagalli’s WAG room becomes a magnified looped projection of the Instagram main screen.
The man seated in the center is the fulcrum of the scene, where everything turns around him. He looks like an indistinct shape, equal to many others and without any thickness. His silhouette is surrounded by a continuous turning of other shapes showing always the same content: an alienated kind of “social fever”.
Miriam Pelagalli  is a student of the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, B.A. graduated from the multimedia art and technology department.

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