S.M.A.K. Ghent, Belgium
The films and installations by Jordan Wolfson meander between natural science and esotericism, education and entertainment, online and offline. Drawing from multiple sources, such as internet, TV commercials, and music, the artist mixes fragments from modern and contemporary culture with his own footage. By sharply addressing icons who, according to Wolfson, express the fear of a ‘global subconscious’, the artist questions the individual’s physical and psychological condition within the realm of a post-digital world. The artist represents a generation for whom the internet is the norm. The exhibition is built around his recent, highly acclaimed animation films and a new film installation that takes the form of a trail that includes various forms of the film medium.