Inspired by the undersea cabling system (99% of international data is transmitted by wires at the bottom of the oceans) and by the impossible technological regression, therefore by the inevitable encroaching of human upon nature.

The other main reference is the patience to achieve the precision that  women has in arts and crafts that runs side by side with their capacities in technological fields, as in the heyday of computer programming during the 40’s.

Each body-jewel is handmade, weaving internet wires.

Materials: wires, silver and brass bits

 Samira Allaouat is a trans-disciplinary artist, fascinated by old technologies with new contemporary applications, exploring new paths of bending and blending elements, researching and testing low-tech solutions for a more sustainable, ethical and resilient future perspective.