Originating from a short story by E.M. Forster, the artist (Nina Lapislazuli) worked out a series of keywords, which she divided into five groups, and transmitted them to a philosopher (Lotte Frahm). Without knowing the original story, she then wrote five corresponding stories. Without knowing the assignment of the stories to the respective keyword groups, the artist designed a graphic for each of these stories, which results in a pattern employing the repetitive arrangement of certain elements.
The exhibition concept incorporates presenting all stories with the associated graphics as drawings with oil pastel on paper. The visitors are asked to write down these stories and draw the graphics themselves. It is up to them to what extent they simply want to reproduce the sources or change them instead (for example, some of the patterns can hardly be copied accurately due to their complexity). A ballpoint pen is used as a writing medium, symbolically embodying the archetype of technical progress before computers and smartphones became everyday writing implements and which is labeled with the keywords the process originated from.
The cessation of the machine in "The Machine stops", originally conceived as serving but ultimately dominating, delivers back one's original freedom. People are free to invent stories and to tell, write or draw them in a primal way. Instead of a mere reproduction, a new creative act emerges through subjective perception. Through processes of coding, subtraction, and addition affecting the process, both creators evade the primary experience, and only then does a new work / original result arise emancipated from its actual source of inspiration.

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