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"Unpool" reflects on a field of research referred to as the biotic pump. It describes the dynamic relationship between forests and oceans, and how human disruption is degrading these ecosystems.
By layering this notion onto the urban site of Kongreßbad, the artists see a counterpart in the water basin and its companion, the grass field by the artificial pool. As an antithesis of a living ecosystem, these two areas are separated from one another by concrete structures. This becomes a metaphor for the modern and cultural impulse to impose order and isolate elements from their natural context. A human trend that breaks cooperative, nurturing and self-sustaining relationships, and needs to be critically reflected upon.
The graphics in the video are indirect references to cycles of water, weather and energy. Blue waves represent the ocean waves as well as ocean levels or storm cycles. The two circles in the centre of the composition represent the two topographic sides of the planet as well as the harmonic frequencies of the earth's temperatures. Images of forest fires and polluted oceans were fed into an AI process, resulting in software-generated impressions of these environments.