Moritz Resl’s Polytrauma
Moritz Resl, a multi-disciplinary artist who is currently enrolled in the MFA Art and Science at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, spent several months at the Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology in Vienna to create his series Polytrauma. As the artist describes the experience,
“As an artist, entering a scientific environment, my goal was to become acquainted with the field and the specific everyday routine of the institute by using ethnographic research with an understanding of participatory observation. Within these months I was able to be part of several surgeries and pathological investigations.”
Resl’s pieces is a visual oscillation between understanding and questioning his observations and findings, especially the importance of using protocols during the production of scientific facts. How much of science is interpretation?
For more information on Resl’s series, click here.