Micha Cardenas and Elle Mehrmand : Mixed Relations (4)

Here, the devices act as a pharmakon, both remedy and poison, oscillating between the two, both/and simultaneously. In looking at technological mediation of relationships, we see both the failure of the technology, adding distance between us, hearing noise in the recording, transmitting out pain, and the new depths opened by the technologies, hearing each other's heartbeats, bridging worlds, providing the raw excitement of the hack.