XENO KNOWING IS AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION ON THE ANIMAL AND HUMAN INTERCONNECTION, BIOTECHNOLOGY, AND IDENTITY STRUCTURES. NAVIGATE THROUGH THE PIG AND MAPPING OF CASTE, BODY, AND UNKNOWN.
Supported by the Generator cooperative art production fund and CAMP collective.
Xeno defines the unknown, the stranger amongst the known, the foreigner, outsiders, alien, and so on. Have you experienced Xeno before? Xeno is a very well-known yet ignored part that developed from language, just by naming what is known the unknown born. The space of potentiality, strangeness effectively repressed by language. The ability to recognized there for the faculty to store something which will match to the upcoming unknown. The successful match is remembering and the unsuccessful will be the animal. The animal is a distorted pendulum in between known and unknown, it accelerates the noise and voice, gesture and action, sexual intercourse and emotions. The gaze we have on the animal as speechless and wordless returns the gaze with the confirmation or recognition of the human as we are. Therefore the animal is an important basis for the philosophy of humans mediated by language. The anthropomorphic provided something non-anthro (the unknown) which is the gaze of animal on human and what will be reading of it is Xeno knowing. The pig gazes on the human still, muted and scared of human presence returns with the drawing