»bacilli (Shotaro Yoshino, Yoshitaka Nanjo & James Jack; based in the archipelago of Japan) listen closely to the energy of microorganisms inside the soil in Zollverein—what do these bacteria inside of land say to us? In this residency we layered geological research on coal memories, oral histories with residents in Ruhr on what gives them energy today and connecting power circuits with imaginative thinking.
Dirt DJ shares artistic methods for harvesting alternative energy that heightens human awareness of other species. Currently this is taking the shape of radio programs including a track released on lumbung radio and a new album cover that will appear in the Thailand Biennale . We continue to search for ways we as humans can live synergistically together with other species living in earth.«