IS A PERFORMATIVE INTERACTION WITH HYPEROBJECTS IN DIGITAL AND ANALOG GEOGRAPHIES.
IT INTERFACES ARTISTIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL WORK THROUGH PRIMAL PLAY.
F R I E N D
R E Q U E S T S
ARE RITUALS, PERFORMED
TO SPECIFIC HYPEROBJECTS.
Hyperobjects are entities
we cannot grasp in their entirety,
such as water, cats or styrofoam.
They occupy a higher-dimensional realm
that appears as an abstraction
due to their scale,
or temporal invisibility.
still autocorrects to regrowth,
the act of befriending hyperobjects
not only raises awareness
about the current distribution
of elements and conditions of life on earth
but also challenges us to redefine
our concept of planetary abundance.
Friend requests honor different beings
on different schedules within linear,
geological and universal time frames.
They are exchanges with hyperobjects
on a transpersonal level.
Giving and receiving
IS AN ONGOING
G R A S H I N A G A B E L M A N N
AND J U D I T H S Ö N N I C K E N
G E T I N T O U C H !