𝓓𝓲𝓰𝓲𝓽𝓪𝓵 𝓐𝓰𝓮 𝓪𝓽 𝓽𝓱𝓮 𝓟𝓪𝓵𝓪𝓲𝓼 𝓭𝓮 𝓣𝓸𝓴𝔂𝓸

To find the art (a), you multiply the time (t) by the square of the force (F)

After asking ChatGPT to describe what my exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo would look like if I were to exhibit there and to write a newspaper article, a fictional review of my non-existent exhibition there, I ordered openAI/DALLE·2 to visualise this non-existent exhibition of mine.


1) ChatGPT description of my exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo:

It is difficult to say exactly what an exhibition of Igor Štromajer’s artworks at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris would look like as it would depend on the specific works he chose to include and how they were curated and presented. However, given Štromajer’s focus on new media and performance art, it is likely that the exhibition would incorporate elements of technology and interactivity.

It could be a multimedia installation that explores the relationship between technology and intimacy, featuring projections, sound, and performance elements. For example, the exhibition could include interactive video installations that examine the impact of technology on our personal lives, or a performance piece that explores themes of surveillance and privacy. The exhibition could also feature a series of digital artworks that investigate the relationship between technology and the human body.

Additionally, it could be that the exhibition would be designed to be participatory, encouraging visitors to engage with the works in a hands-on way. Štromajer’s work often invites the audience to take an active role in the art, generating a new experience for each visitor.

Overall, an exhibition of Igor Štromajer’s artworks at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris would likely be a thought-provoking and immersive experience that explores the intersection of technology, art, and humanity.


2) ChatGPT fictional review of my non-existent exhibition at the Palais de Tokio:

Igor Štromajer: A Master of the Digital Age at Palais de Tokyo

PARIS – The Palais de Tokyo in Paris is currently hosting an exhibition of the works of Slovenian artist Igor Štromajer, and it is nothing short of breathtaking. The exhibition, entitled “Digital Age,” showcases Štromajer’s mastery of technology and its integration into the world of art.

The exhibition is a feast for the senses, with an array of interactive installations that allow the viewer to fully immerse themselves in Štromajer’s world. One of the highlights of the exhibition is “Cyber Synapse,” an interactive installation that explores the connection between the human brain and technology. The piece features a large screen displaying a constantly evolving digital landscape, with sensors placed around the room that respond to the viewer’s movements and brainwaves, creating a truly unique and personal experience.

Another standout piece is “Virtual Reality,” an installation that takes the viewer on a journey through a digital world, blurring the lines between reality and fiction. The use of virtual reality technology immerses the viewer in the piece, making them feel as if they are truly a part of Štromajer’s world.

The exhibition also includes several of Štromajer’s digital paintings, which are just as mesmerizing as the interactive installations. The paintings feature bold, bright colors and abstract shapes, creating a sense of movement and energy that is truly captivating.

Overall, Igor Štromajer’s exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo is not to be missed. The artist’s use of technology in his work creates a truly unique and thought-provoking experience for the viewer. The exhibition runs until the end of the month, and tickets can be purchased online or at the door.

a=tF² · Kiblix 2022

Igor Štromajer
To find the art (a), you multiply the time (t) by the square of the force (F²)

• an apocalyptic electric landscape (situation / exhibition)2-1_567643Love and Peace • group exhibition, part of the KIBLIX – 10th International Festival of Art, Technology, and Science
Kibla Portal, Maribor
16 November – 30 December 2022

• opening: Wednesday, 16 November 2022 at 7 pm
• opening times → Mon–Fri: 15:00–19:00

• curators: Aleksandra Kostič and Peter Tomaž Dobrila
• in memory of Aleksandra Kostič


technologia morta • still tech

Memory serves to deceive, to betray us, to misrepresent rather than paint and describe the past. A deceitful memory does not offer an authentic image of the past of which it speaks, but always only a deceptive, a fraudulent, fabricated, and distorted image.

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“Watch out for false artists. They come to you in artists’ clothing, but inwardly they are lifeless algorithms.”
— Mathview 7:15


“For the 10th anniversary of KIBLA PORTAL, the largest independent exhibition space for contemporary art, the curators of the festival Aleksandra Kostič and Peter Tomaž Dobrila decided to gather the production of the RUK network and highlight the designs and creations of local artists. In an era of media unification, closing of distribution channels of the World Wide Web, deplatforming, bans and censorship, restriction and exclusion, opening our eyes and awakening, »good morning« seems like a curse word. Or at least a call for prosecution. That there is no place for art and having your own opinion in World War III is a pretext for the convinced and the resigned, for the withdrawn and the insufficient, for the surrendered and the cobbled-together, for whom we at KIBLIX have been opening the channels of a future coming true since the beginning, in 2022. On the 20th anniversary of KIBLIX, we flirt with the here and now, looking back and looking forward.
We have used all the means at our disposal to do so. The way they are. Confronting the works that stem from the postulates of consideration, reflection and radiation, openness and collaboration, mutuality and respect, ideas and action – all this was just a push towards assembling the parts into a coherent community and opening up spaces to realize projects with knowledge and knowing, creativity and ingenuity, research and experimentation, and with the materials and resources at our disposal.”

Invited artists: BridA, Tanja Vujinović, Toni Soprano – Meneglejte, Aphra Tesla, Marko Batista, Ana Pečar, Igor Štromajer, Nataša Berk.


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HKW Berlin 2022

Rencontres Internationales Berlin
[group exhibition / screening]
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Berlin, 16–21 August 2022

↑ Igor Štromajer: Igor Štromajer in conversation with Igor Štromajer (video, 40:42)

Štromajer‘s video is shown in the auditorium of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt as part of the Berlin edition of the 2022 Rencontres Internationales – New Cinema and Contemporary Art; on Sunday, 21 August 2022 from 12pm to 3pm

• curated by Natalie Hénon and Jean-François Rettig

“Because the more you look at the same exact thing, the more the meaning goes away, and the better and emptier you feel.”


Documentary approaches, experimental fictions, videos, hybrid and multimedia forms: the Rencontres Internationales Berlin is a 6-day laboratory of discovery and reflection dedicated to contemporary practices of the moving image.



The Rencontres Internationales trace unique features and convergences of new cinema and contemporary art, investigate new cinematic practices and critical approaches.

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Aksioma · ƒ(x)=ax³+bx²+cx+d



Igor Štromajer
with Sakrowski
exhibition aksioma.org/fx

Aksioma | Project Space, Ljubljana
· opening: Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 7 pm
· exhibition: 28 June – 22 July 2022


↑ Photo: Domen Pal / Aksioma [more photos]

In the exhibition, the central role is occupied by a 1 m³ unsuccessfully depoliticized concrete cube [NFC – non-fungible cube; concrete block/non-chained] balanced on one of its vertices, representing the transposition into a physical space of the iconic gif animation created by Štromajer in 1996 and recreated in 2021 for AR environments by art historian and curator Sakrowski. The first two iterations of this trilogy complete the installation by materialising on the screens of visitors’ electronic devices.


↑ Photo: Domen Pal / Aksioma [more photos]

A cubic function is a function of the form ƒ(x)=ax³+bx²+cx+d where the coefficients a, b, c and d are complex numbers, and the variable x takes real values, and a≠0. It is both a polynomial function of degree three, and a real function. Setting ƒ(x)=0 produces a cubic equation of the form ax³+bx²+cx+d=0.


↑ Photo: Domen Pal / Aksioma [more photos]

Author of concrete cube and animated gif: Igor Štromajer
Authors of AR cube: Štromajer • Sakrowski

Production of concrete cube:
Aksioma – Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, 2022
Manufacture: Samo Kralj

Production of AR cube:
openAR – Augmented Reality Platform, Berlin, 2021
Production of animated gif:
Intima Virtual Base – Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, 1996

Production of the exhibition:
Aksioma – Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, 2022

Supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia and the Municipality of Ljubljana

Special thanks to Anja Planišček, Irena Pivka and Vlado G. Repnik.


↑ Photo: Domen Pal / Aksioma [more photos]

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⊡.gif ▸ Gallery Gallery, Sofia

Иgor Щromajer
with Sakrowski

Gallery Gallery / Галерия Галерия, Sofia, Bulgaria
19 May – 3 September 2022
Opening: 19 May 2022, 7 pm at Ploshtadka

Albena Baeva & Rene Beekman


In 1996, Igor Štromajer created his first work of net art; 0.html. The work was an elaborate game-like interactive story in which Machiavelli, Nietsche, Hobbes, Tito, Kraftwerk and Neil Armstrong, among others, have cameos.

German curator and theorist Inke Arns wrote that “0.html is an archive of historical techno imagination, world politics and a grain of melancholy. At the end of the tour through this complex project, Štromajer confronts the visitor with the following words: ‘Internet is the most primitive medium ever’.”

0.html was deleted as part of the Expunction project in 2011.

However, one visual element from this legendary work survived; the rotating cube. The original file is a 64 by 64 pixel gif animation of a cube that rotates on one of its corners.

In February and March 2022, Štromajer produced seven post-blockchain non-fungible cubes (NFC) from the original gif and secretly exhibited them at seven Frankfurt art venues; AtelierFrankruft, basis, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Kunstverein Familie Montez, Museum MMK für Moderne Kunst, Portikus and Schirn Kunsthalle.

Now, 25 years after the original work was produced, Sakrowski, art historian, director and curator of router.gallery and the panke.gallery in Berlin, redesigned this iconic animation into an augmented reality (AR) artwork under the title Cube.Zero.

Igor Štromajer: ⊡.gif, gallery Gallery
Sakrowski & Štromajer: Cube.Zero, Ploshtadka

This spring, starting on 19 May, Štromajer presents ⊡.gif at Gallery Gallery; the original 64 by 64 pixel animated rotating cube is shown at the router gallery and the brand-new AR work Cube.Zero by Štromajer & Sakrowski at Ploshtadka. The exhibition will continue throughout the summer.


Gallery Gallery / Галерия Галерия is the first gallery that is exclusively focused on digital art in Bulgaria. All exhibitions at the gallery are shown in a virtual exhibition space.

Ploshtadka / Площадка is the new virtual sculpture park of gallery Gallery. It shows digital sculptures visible to visitors’ mobile devices through augmented reality. It is a natural continuation of a digital exhibition space and the permanent collection of gallery Gallery.


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Rencontres Internationales, Paris 2022

Rencontres Internationales
new cinema and contemporary art
Paris, 2–8 May 2022

Opening night:
Louxor Palais du cinéma, Paris
Monday, 2 May 2022, 7:30 pm


↑ Igor Štromajer: Igor Štromajer in conversation with Igor Štromajer (video, 40:42)

Štromajer‘s video is shown in the Data Dream section of the exhibition at Galerie Rue Française as part of the Rencontres Internationales festival.

• curated by Natalie Hénon and Jean-François Rettig


Les Rencontres Internationales traces the specificities and convergences of artistic practices between new cinema and contemporary art, examines new artistic forms and their critical approaches, and provides the necessary time for points of view to meet and be exchanged.

ruef4Galerie Rue Française
plateforme créative pour l’art
3 rue Française, 75001 Paris
Saturday, 7 May 2022 from 1 to 7 pm


Festival locations: Beaux-Arts de Paris, Louvre auditorium, Centre Pompidou, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Rue Française, Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles and the Goethe Institut


With the support of DRAC Île-de-France – Ministère de la Culture, CNC Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée, Conseil Régional d’Île-de-France, Ville de Paris, Cité internationale des arts, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Auditorium du Louvre, Centre Pompidou, Rue Française, Goethe-Institut Paris, Center Wallonie Bruxelles, Austrian Cultural Forum, Arte, etc.



by Igor Štromajer
Frankfurt am Main
March 2022


Over a period of seven consecutive days, between ∾⫛ and ⇋∾ March 2022, Štromajer secretly brought seven analogue and one digital artworks to seven art spaces in Frankfurt and exhibited them there unnoticed. Their fate is unknown.

Invasive exhibitions (alphabetically and chronologically / photo and video):

[1] Atelierfrankfurt
date: ∾⫛/03/2022

[2] basis
date: ∾⌆/03/2022

[3] Frankfurter Kunstverein
date: ∾⋪/03/2022

[4] Kunstverein Familie Montez
date: ∾⊶/03/2022

date: ∾∴/03/2022

[6] Portikus
date: ∾∸/03/2022

[7] Schirn Kunsthalle
date: ⇋∾/03/2022

The Cube:

In 1996, Štromajer used an animated gif (64⨯64 pixels) of a spinning cube in his first net art work 0.html.
25 years later, Sakrowski redesigned this iconic file into an augmented reality artwork.
In February and March 2022, Štromajer produced seven post-blockchain non-fungible cubes from the original gif and secretly exhibited them, along with a digital cube, at seven Frankfurt art venues.


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35th Stuttgarter Filmwinter

35th Stuttgart Filmwinter — Festival for Expanded Media
Stuttgart, 7–16 January 2022

Media in Space & Network Culture
Expanded Media Exhibition
Projektraum Kunstverein Wagenhalle, Stuttgart

a festival for all and none


Igor Štromajer participating with 3¦×Fń–Qé3 = Mià+ • eight computer/procedurally-generated post-¹, proto-², algorithmic, meta-pop³ pseudo-songs • video set



3¦×Fń–Qé3 = Mià+ is a procedurally generated meta-pop music and video set by Igor Štromajer and his computers, both sung and performed by them. The lyrics for the songs were code extracted from jpeg images and converted into texts. The music was procedurally/computer-generated using various algorithms and applications that automatically converted the lyrics to music (text-to-music) and combined the resulting music with the sung lyrics. In the same process, the lyrics themselves became singable, they were given melodies (text-to-singing).


Expanded Media Podcast • Text/Concept: Sara Dahme, Music/Mix: Michael Fiedler • Network Culture 5: 3¦×Fń–Qé3 = Mià+


↑ 3¦×Fń–Qé3 = Mià+ (Projektraum Kunstverein Wagenhalle, Stuttgart)
Photo: Daniela Wolf

↑ 3¦×Fń–Qé3 = Mià+ (Projektraum Kunstverein Wagenhalle, Stuttgart)
Photo: Daniela Wolf

Projektraum Kunstverein Wagenhalle, Stuttgart
Photo: Daniela Wolf

Projektraum Kunstverein Wagenhalle, Stuttgart
Photo: Daniela Wolf

Projektraum Kunstverein Wagenhalle, Stuttgart
Photo: Daniela Wolf


↑ 3¦×Fń–Qé3 = Mià+ (Projektraum Kunstverein Wagenhalle, Stuttgart)


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2. ×›lëśßwp^Ů ßc W (3:22)
3. -ľH°¦Y˙7y=¹^=Q _-Můě (3:44)
4. éOŁs=•üVz˙ Ľ‚;z—xľ,? (2:23)
5. 9熰¬ý3÷ °¬ 1É ›‘i (4:00)
6. Hh…og“mS~ÍÖθŐZ» (2:39)
7. Éc Ö=ě ŢĘS÷…O‚ ü (3:26)
8. ¦¬+ 2g™-.Ä Š›ó weX (4:00)



One-Off Moving Image Festival 2021

4th One-Off Moving Image Festival
7–14 November 2021
Noemata, Valencia (Spain) + Gol (Norway) + online

• One-second movies, off takes, and 60 seconds movies on the theme ‘After Is Now’
One-Off Festival is part of The Wrong biennale nº5 (1 November 2021 – 1 March 2022), the movies are screened on the One-Off channel at The Wrong TV
• 11–18 November 2021 ⇢ AOS – arebyte on screen


Author: Igor Štromajer
4:3, 1 sec, 1920 x 1440 pix, stereo

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