The Z Files is a trans-media project consisting of online performance, digital content creation, archive, the production of physical art-installations/objects as well as through a digital performance played out on the project's website, Twitter and Instagram.
The project was produced at the Bibliothek Andreas Züst in St. Anton, Switzerland during April 2018.
The Bibliothek Andreas Züst has a very high percentage of books related to aliens. Approximately 1% of the total catalogue (120/10,400=1.15%). Books and other materials on the subject of Ausserirdische (transl. Extraterrestrial) as well as other related pseudo-scientific subject areas. Such eccentric topics of research are usually unacceptable due to their unproven, highly speculative and fraud-fraught nature. Using the residency period at Bibliothek Andreas Züst, my time will be spent investigating these books which fall under the Ausserirdische category in order to use their contents as the contextual basis for The Z Files production. Such nonscientific materials will be juxtaposed with related scientific materials from reputable subjects such as Astronomie. The production created during the residency utilizes the landscape surrounding the Alpenhof, found materials, temporary electronic installations, performative actions, as well as content from the Bibliothek Andreas Züst in order to create media which is collaged from an array of sources. The work is simultaneously site-specific as well as sci-fi. Reality and non-reality collide through the work while truth, documentation, and the reputability of sources are all called into question, causing viewers to begin a process of inquiry and critical examination; a process which may be becoming a forgotten ability, dusty and forlorn, along with the contemporary Western lack of disparity between assumed facts and falsehoods.
Between the physical world, that of imagination and that which lies beyond our ability of perception exists a non-space to be explored and revealed. In the depths of the Bibliothek Andreas Züst, we will find answers to questions that we never thought to ask. Is the truth still out there?
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Inside 'The Z Files' Archive and Observatory:
Above are documented sightings of unexplained phenomena happening near the 'Z-Files' Archive and Observatory.
IS THE TRUTH STILL OUT THERE?
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