Works by Angela Lopez, Emma Oslé & José Santiago-Pérez
The somatosensory system is a network of nerve endings within the dermis & epidermis of the skin.
SOFT SYNTH + BIGHT BOUND address touch.
Natural fibers restrict with geometric bounds.
Organic movement of knotty, inorganic material.
Physical connection to synthetic life.
The body is removed, the body is emulated, the body reappears.
The viewer is left to visibly perceive what may reflect a sense of softness, rigidity and even pleasure but more so, what may be felt beyond sense.