Huma

Ona 2017

Mixed media (electrical equipment, cables, metal, manikins, wood, all recycled)

95 x 80 x 140 cm

Humanoid sculptures created out of recycled materials which symbolize symbiosis between body and machine, unification of all organisms, inclusion of all brings us closer to the idea of organic work, a society/community/city where everything is connected - one organism. The idea was dreamed up by the Positivists who believed that society resembled a living organism; Just as the health of all the organs is necessary for the proper functioning of the organism, the same is true for the well-being of society. Even development of all its layers and areas of life is also necessary.

Artist bio:

Humanoid sculptures created out of recycled materials which symbolize symbiosis between body and machine, unification of all organisms, inclusion of all brings us closer to the idea of organic work, a society/community/city where everything is connected - one organism. The idea was dreamed up by the Positivists who believed that society resembled a living organism; Just as the health of all the organs is necessary for the proper functioning of the organism, the same is true for the well-being of society. Even development of all its layers and areas of life is also necessary.

Huma - Dominika Wiśniewska is a Poland-born and Berlin-based artist and event producer.
The concept started after an accident and a series of medical issues which hindered her day to day life for some time. She thought to herself, “Wouldn’t it be great, if I could just swap my body parts so easily that I could just get on with my life?”