Irmielin Francis Hunger
Utopia Generator (2015)

Utopia Generator (2015)

  The installation Utopia Generator consists of a diamond-shaped, reflective object, hung from the ceiling, that spins slowly. About 20 slide projectors throw names of actual utopian communities, which existed in North America during 1860 to 1920, onto the object,... continue reading
Aerial Prototype (2014)

Aerial Prototype (2014)

Aerial consists of a shortwave radio station, emitting a spoken number sequence that potentially can be received worldwide – a number station. The message that I’m sending is encoded and potentially waits to be decoded by those who receive it.... continue reading
Ezkapizm (2014)

Ezkapizm (2014)

8 Collages, 40×30 cm, Paper, Digital Prints, 2014     continue reading
Deep Love Algorithm (2013)

Deep Love Algorithm (2013)

Francis Hunger’s ongoing research addresses the history and evolution of databases and their intertwinement with the biopolitics of post-Fordism. In Deep Love Algorithm (2013) this examination takes the form of a story of unrequited love. Jan, a journalist on an... continue reading
Welcome to the overproduction crisis (2013)

Welcome to the overproduction crisis (2013)

poster, 59,4 x 42 cm, endless copies, 2013 The poster itself is part of the overproduction (of art, of ideas, of goods) for which no or only under difficulties a market can be found. Therefore it is given away for... continue reading
Tolpa (2012)

Tolpa (2012)

installation / two channel video projection, 22 min / one channel video, 10 min / 3 framed silkscreen prints, 40 × 30 cm, 2012     In his installation Tolpa, Francis Hunger edits and comments on different scenes from films... continue reading
The women who never went into space (2012)

The women who never went into space (2012)

installation / radio play (directed and produced by Rafael Bies, Thomas Jähn, Choir: Vocalconsort, Leipzig, directed by Gregor Meyer), 52 min / capsule, wood, 230 cm diameter / 19 framed images, front: black velvet, back: cosmonaut and astronaut portraits, 40... continue reading
Victory of the Sun (2011)

Victory of the Sun (2011)

3 silkscreen prints transferred to digital print, 59,4 × 84,1 cm, 2011     Francis Hunger‘s work Sieg der Sonne (Victory of the Sun) refers to the Russian avant-garde of the early 20th century and quotes symbols from the labour... continue reading
Song for Henry Ford (2011)

Song for Henry Ford (2011)

performance   Song for Henry Ford (excerpt of the 25 min video performance)   This looping, repetitive song is a farewell to Fordism, partly nostalgic, partly sarcastic. Background is the understanding that Fordism and Taylorism led to similar social and... continue reading
Footprints over Dortmund (2010)

Footprints over Dortmund (2010)

Editorial project by Francis Hunger and Patrick Funk   The editorial project deals with geosynchronous satellites positioned above the Equator in circular orbit around the earth. Because their velocity is analogous to the rotational speed of our planet, they always appear to be... continue reading
Choir of dead Space Travellers (2009)

Choir of dead Space Travellers (2009)

installation The installation is integral part of »The woman who never went into space«, installation (2012).             Yves Klein’s blue is full of information, of radio-, TV- and other signals. Malevich’s three-dimensional black contains cosmistic information,... continue reading
History Exhaustion (2009)

History Exhaustion (2009)

installation     The frame and background of this installation is a narration: Three protagonists, representing different parts of society – the entrepreneurship, social criticism and unionized labour, set off on an expedition, after they receive radio calls from an... continue reading
Exhaustion Trilogy (2009)

Exhaustion Trilogy (2009)

Three video performances. To be shown together with History Exhaustion, or as single screenings.       The Entrepreneur (Capitalism must win), 12 min, 2009   The Worker, 4 min, 2009     The Student, 1 min, 2009 continue reading
The Center (2008)

The Center (2008)

sound loop and 3-D animation Cornelia Friederike Müller & Francis Hunger (2008), endless loop     The installation places the viewer directly into the sound layer of New York. One hears the everyday street noise, squeaking car brakes, birds chirping,... continue reading
International Sputnik Day (2007)

International Sputnik Day (2007)

Installation and collaborative Event on Oct. 4, 2007 celebrating the Sputnik launchs’ 50th anniversary Documentation of the collaborative Event at the microsite International Sputnik Day 2007   PDFs of The Sputnik Gazette here…   Exhibition at Galerie Metro, Berlin International Sputnik... continue reading
The Setun Conspiracy (2005)

The Setun Conspiracy (2005)

installation and performance, book publication     Setun. An inquiry into the Soviet ternary computer (2008, book) | Order here Regine Debatty about The Setun Conspiracy     installation & performance view, Kassel, 2006     The SETUN computer was developed in... continue reading
Krystalia (2003)

Krystalia (2003)

Installation The installation Krystalia tells the story of the US-american hacker Krystalia and her friends continue reading

Donna Haraway und Roswitha Scholz haben sich noch nicht getroffen. Sie haben auch noch nicht miteinander über Cyborgs und Wertabspaltung gesprochen. (2003)

poster and text Donna Haraway and Roswitha Scholz haven’t met each other yet, they still haven’t talked about cyborgs and separation of value either. The discussion of Haraways’ (“precarious, female work”) and Scholz’ (“separation of value”) was presented in a... continue reading
Acoustic.Space.Lab (2001)

Acoustic.Space.Lab (2001)

workshop participation         At the VIRAC Radiotelescope Observatory near Irbene (Latvia) organized by RIXC, Riga about 30 artists explored the capabilities of the RT-32 dish. I took part in hope to get some real data on real... continue reading
Derive (2001)

Derive (2001)

video   The 20 minutes video was shot during a one-week lasting permanent nightly walk through Leipzig. It shows quiet spaces, housing areas, industrial ruins and explores the city in a way that refers to a psycho-geography of the city.... continue reading