Looking for ways to extend, expand the body and its possibilities, together with an interest in the relation between women and technology (as described in Zeros and ones by Sadie Plant) and a fascination with science fiction and its aesthetics, this research starts with the figure of a cyborg. Mooni is interested in the friction between technology, and the very visceral, sweating, bleeding, wet (female) body. Trying to understand attraction towards the fantastical, the virtuosic, the magical as a search for power, that is not felt or absent in real life, she works to imagine what the body can do and how to exaggerate that power through an imagination/creation of a superhuman body. While at the same time, uncovering and exposing the violence that brings with.
This residency is the first step into this research.