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Stefano Cagol (*1969, Trient, ITA) widmet sich in Video- und Fotoarbeiten, Installationen sowie Performances der Visualisierung von Unsichtbarem. Oftmals wird der Betrachter Teil dieses Prozesses, der meist interdisziplinär angelegt ist.

Bereits 2014 war Cagol im Rahmen des VISIT-Stipendiums der RWE (heute: innogy) im Ruhrgebiet und begann die Möglichkeiten der Übersetzung von Energie in künstlerische Arbeiten auszutesten. Mit Hilfe technischer Geräte, die als kalt und neutral gelten, versucht er poetische Resultate zu erreichen. Dabei bediente er sich 2014 einer Infrarot-Kamera. Ihn interessieren hier besonders „Phänomene unter Tage“, wobei Oben und Unten als Metapher für das Bekannte und das Unbekannte zu verstehen sind.



Stefano Cagol (born 1969 in Trento, ITA) commits himself to video and photographical works, to installation as well as performance art dealing with the visualization of the invisible. Often, the audience becomes a part of this, mostly interdisciplinary, process.

In 2014, Cagol already visited the Ruhr region within the frameworks of the VISIT scholarship of RWE (nowadays: innogy) and started to experiment with the possibilities to transform energy into artistic works. With the use of electronic devices, which are perceived as cold and neutral, he tries to produce poetic outcomes. In 2014 he therefore made use of an infrared camera. He is interested in the large-scale extension of the underground system of Essen, whereat above and below are to be seen as a metaphor for the known and the unknown.

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