Interactive Plastic Mirror Installation by Thijs Biersteker
Plastic Reflectic (2016) is an interactive kinetic installation that lets the spectator reflect on the concept of our growing plastic problem in our oceans. These plastics move from human waste into nature’s food chain and slowly intertangle with our muscle and fat tissues, turning us slowly into plastic. As an experience, the installation reflects its audience in plastic pixels made from ocean plastics from around the world. The interaction with the installation empowers the spectator with the thought that their movement now can influence the ever growing plastic problem later. The work feels both organic and artificial. It probes the questions how much our movement is still of any influence on the growing gaps between man and nature or if the gap is closing in a way we might not like. You can experience Plastic Reflectic during the whole festival!
New Media artist Thijs Biersteker, ‘artist in residence’ @ Innovation Lab S&C TU Delft 2018-2019.