a posthuman still life, or the illusion of plenty


Research installation presented at WInterfest, Akademie Schloss Solitude, 2019. Including the following works:

Work-IT, 2019, Víctor Muñoz Sanz
Video collage of promotional videos and video-tutorials of the Dutch horticultural automation company Hoogendorn with photographs by the author of a tomato-growing greenhouse in the environs of Stuttgart.

T4C (Time for Cows) IOS smartphone apps, version 2.6.1, 2018 (version 1.0 released in 2013),  Lely International (founded in Maassluis, the Netherlands, in 1948)
Screen recording of the T4C app suite using a demo version on an iPhone 6S.

Automated Landscapes: The Countryside Tour, 2018, EMU Students Video-documentation of a tour in South Holland, jointly organized by the European Post-master in Urbanism, TU Delft, and Het Nieuwe Instituut.

Five Freedoms (after statement by Farm Animal Welfare Council, December 5, 1979) II, 2019, Víctor Muñoz Sanz.ransfer with carbon paper on paper, 30 x 30 cm.

PP-Besucherkittel KLETT 110 cm , Hygostar
Disposable non-woven polypropylene visitor coat, with velcro fastening.

DirectDairy demo: fictional personal page of cow Marta-31,  DirectDairy Holding B.V.Mobile website.

Various photographs.

Live orchids, tomatoes, milk.


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work-it


Presented at WInterfest, Akademie Schloss Solitude, 2019
Collage of promotional videos and video-tutorials of the Dutch horticultural automation company Hoogendorn with photographs by the author of a tomato-growing greenhouse in the environs of Stuttgart.
By receiving the data from RFID scanners, management can monitor real-time labour and production data in a greenhouse. The information gathered allows to improve performance. Hoogendorn is a Dutch company that specializes in the development of automated technologies for indoor horticulture. It develops software and hardware systems to control and optimize climate conditions, irrigation, light, CO2, and labour.

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five freedoms


Five Freedoms (after statement by Farm Animal Welfare Council, December 6, 1979), Víctor Muñoz Sanz, 2019. Following the profound impact of Ruth Harrison’s Animal Machines (1964) and her look at gruesome practices of intensive farming in the 1960’s, the UK Farm Welfare Council released in a press statement a set of non-mandatory codes. These codes aimed at creating the best possible standards of welfare for animals in all systems of livestock husbandry. Instead of as animal rights, these codes were expressed as the Five Freedoms.



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