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KUBORAUM ARE MASKS DESIGNED ON THE FACE OF THOSE WHO WEAR THEM, MASKS THAT HIGHLIGHT PERSONALITY AND EMPHASIZE CHARACTER. THE MASK IS SYNONYMOUS WITH MOCKERY, WITH GAME. THE KUBORAUM MASKS ARE SYNONYMOUS WITH ACCENTUATION, PROTECTION AND SHELTER. KUBORAUM ARE LIKE CUBIC ROOMS WHERE WE SHELTER OURSELVES, WHERE WE ARE FREE TO LIVE IN OUR INTIMACY, WHERE WE LIVE ALL OUR IDENTITIES AND LOOK AT THE WORLD THROUGH TWO LENSES.

KUBORAUM EYEWEAR IS NOT AN INANIMATE AND INORGANIC OBJECT, BUT OBTAINS THE POWER OF A MASK. IT CHANGES THE PERCEPTION OF SELF. THOSE WHO WEAR THE KUBORAUM MASK, COME TO LIFE AND ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE TO FREE THEIR IDENTITIES. THESE MASKS REPRESENT CUBIC ROOMS, A NEW DIMENSION WHERE WE CAN FEEL AT EASE, COMFORTABLE WITH OURSELVES AND THE WORLD AROUND US. KUBORAUM IS NO LOGO. IT IS A MASK WITH ITS OWN LOOK AND POWER, BUT AS SOON AS YOU WEAR IT, THE MASK DOESN’T HIGHLIGHT ITSELF, BUT IT HIGHLIGHTS THE PERSONALITY AND FEATURES OF THE PERSON WEARING IT, KUBORAUM’S IDENTITY IS ABOUT THIS RELATIONSHIP.

ALL OUR MASKS ARE ENTIRELY DREAMED IN BERLIN HANDMADE IN ITALY.

KUBORAUM SITE-SPECIFIC MULTIMEDIA-INSTALLATION

AT KHIDI CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE, TBILISI

19TH APRIL 2019
A MULTIMEDIA INSTALLATION USING SOUND, VIDEO-PROJECTIONS, EYE-COUTURE MASKS, NEW CREATIONS, ARCHIVE PIECES, LIGHTS, PRINTS ON SEVERAL DIFFERENT MATERIALS, HAND PAINTED AND BURNT PLEXIGLASS, ONE DJ, DANCING PEOPLE.

AN EXCURSUS ON THE RELATION BETWEEN THE MASK AND THE CONCEPT OF IDENTITY, THE DANCE FLOOR AS AN INTERACTIVE AFFIRMATION OF HYBRIDIZATION AND LIQUID IDENTITY. THE CONCEPT OF IDENTITY IS THE FIELD OF EXPERIMENTATION WHERE THE WHOLE KUBORAUM PROJECT EMPHASIZES ON THE ANXIETY THAT EACH ONE OF US HAS RELATED TO THE CONTRAST BETWEEN PRESENTATION AND SELF-REPRESENTATION.
KUBORAUM USES THE GAME OF MASK AS A HYPOTHETICAL SOLUTION TO THIS ANXIETY. THE MASK AS OUR LIQUID ARCHITECTURE, OUR LIGHT BOX AND OUR DARK BOX, A LIQUID ARCHITECTURE WHERE WE EXPERIENCE OURSELVES AND ALL OUR IDENTITIES IN BETWEEN THE CITY-SCAPES. A BOX FULL OF LIGHT LIKE A DANCE FLOOR IS THE REPRESENTATION OF AN EMOTIONAL ARCHITECTURE THAT ARISES FROM THE CONSTITUTION OF A GROUP ENTITY, A LIQUID IDENTITY FORMED BY MULTIPLE INDIVIDUALS AND MULTIPLE IDENTITIES. THROUGH OUR LIQUID BOX, OUR LIQUID ARCHITECTURE WE EXPERIENCE OUR IDENTITIES, THROUGH THE DANCE FLOOR, A NEO-CONTEMPORARY ORACLE FOR THOUGHTS ABOUT OURSELVES, WE MEET, WE EXCHANGE, WE DANCE AND WE KNOW OURSELVES THROUGH DIFFERENCES WITH EACH OTHER. THE DANCE FLOOR IS A POLITICAL ENTITY, IT IS COHABITATION, IT IS THE LIBERATION OF DIFFERENCES, IT IS ENJOYING THESE DIFFERENCES, WITHOUT ANNULLING THEM. THE IDEA THAT WE ARE ALL THE SAME IS TERRIBLE, EACH OF US IS MULTIPLE AND DIFFERENT, WE MUST LEARN TO ENJOY THESE DIFFERENCES, THROUGH THE OTHER WE MUST LEARN TO KNOW OURSELVES. THE DANCE FLOOR IS A POLITICAL ENTITY THAT EDUCATES US TO ENJOY THESE DIFFERENCES BY CELEBRATING THEM IN THE ECSTATIC RITUAL OF DANCE.

THE SOUNDSCAPE DURING THE EXPERIENCE WAS CURATED BY DJ RED.


KUBORAUM SITE-SPECIFIC MULTIMEDIA-INSTALLATION