Noosphère – lighting installation 200x200cm

(…) In one of these installations, WE ARE NOT GOD III, the artist Vidya-Kélie JUGANAIKLOO diverts ordinary objects: coffee cups and luminous LEDs to create an unexpected association. A connection that puts in tension the history of coffee, a spice of the colonies symbol of travel – the condition of nomadic Man, with the mercury of the leds, a polluting and volatile material, symbol of Man’s imprint on nature.

In the darkness, the flickering of the leds arranged in the cups evokes a collective consciousness, a noosphere. The artist questions with “humour and poetry” the relations between beings and their ideal propensities, their ability to make and exchange ideas. A creative function that would produce an artificial network of perception?(…)

Excerpt from the article “KIND OF KIN, MADE OF PARENTS, NOT BABIES!” – By Samir Taouaou – timepoint 2018