Synthetic Velvet is a digital art project that cannot be viewed on small screens - please access this website from a bigger device to fully enjoy the digital journey ;)
synthetic velvet is an art and publishing project imaginatively exploring the concept of time by taking a specific hour as a theme.
It uses a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach: artists and creatives from diverse disciplines and cultural backgrounds contribute with works specifically created for the project.
synthetic velvet is a digital love letter to time - it focuses on the hour system to tell universal stories and encourage larger conversations.
Launched in December 2018, synthetic velvet was exhibited at the Berlin art space Liebig12 on January 22nd, February 2nd, and 3rd, 2019, in a multidisciplinary installation from the Vorspiel program organized by the digital art and culture festivals Transmediale and CTM.
The theme of this first issue is 5:40 am.
A nebulous zone between two cycles in which boundaries between dream and reality are blurred, 5:40 am is an empty slot where nightmare spams, ancient dichotomies, and intimate reflections emerge at the intersection of night and day.
I watch you sleep as I wake up,
I get ready but fall back again,
I can’t remember, I can just imagine,
Stuck in a limbo, the world of bifurcations,
FOUNDER + WEB DESIGN
Special thanks to Anne, Maureen, and Leonid <3