“Sometimes, it felt like the inner workings of the universe made visible. It revolved slowly, then grew in complexity until it seemed, in substance if not style, like a collaboration between da Vinci, Picasso and Stephen Hawking.”
Evening Post, New Zealand

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infossil – AD VITAM | 2002

A Conversation between Peter Weibel and Michael Saup, Karlsruhe, 2002

“When people disappear, new systems and ideas can emerge. But i’m not fighting for death, i’m trying to limit it: we humans participate in this evolution for such a short time that we can’t even observe it. there’s a huge play being played on stage and we don’t see any of it. That’s why I would like us to be able to extend this tiny window, these eighty years, a little. So that I can understand a little more of this play.”

Peter Weibel, Karlsruhe, 2002

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Anastasiia Belousova & Michael Saup | ru-de | in-fossil
POCHEN Biennale 2022 – “Die (neue) Vermessung der Welt”
29.09. bis 09.10.22

Supported by the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, with funding from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media as part of the NEUSTART KULTUR programme.

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Nuclear Zen | 2017

documentary film about the Fukushima nuclear crisis
with Keibo Oiwa, Japanese author, activist & philosopher
20 min
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before the nuclear sunrise: entering the abyss of light
a short film by Michael with Laibach

“Their magnum opus. It is spectacular and sublime.”
The Quietus

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AVATAR | 2010

Saup, on the other hand, with his monumental sculpture “Avatar Incarnation cRdxXPV9GNQ” depicts the daily consumption of energy by the seemingly clean Internet so strikingly and impressively “that it will blow every visitor away and is guaranteed to make them think.”

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