• Joanna Wierzbicka

What would it be like to be a microorganism; am I already enough of one?

Updated: May 30




The video explores the idea of corporeal companionship and brings in the notion of uncanny-like lump of flesh covered with skin. It is a performative act, a result of wondering how to become a microorganism, a bacteria and if I am already enough of one. Exploring the line between oppositions such as human/nonhuman, internal/external, self/the other, it refers to the definition of an abject and tries to translate that moment, or a sensation - how a breakdown in meaning, something expelled from “I” eventually comes to define “I”.

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