multiplex fiction
 multiplex fiction 
See some works by Ralo Mayer
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About:  Art and performative research,
investigating vast object dumps like Space, Ecology and post-Fordist Science Fiction;
presented as cross-media works in installation, film, text, or performance, but mostly monsters of translation.
...and multiplex? Because. Just the place you got lost in while looking for the right movie. "Height, width, breadth, and a couple of other things."
Obviously a major malfunction /
KAGO KAGO KAGO BE
Installation / exhibition, 2011/2012
The space shuttle as a vehicle to travel through time / a history of the past three decades / two disasters framing global transformation.
The Ninth Biospherian
Installations, exhibitions, performance, 2007 –
Tracking down history, context and legacy of Biosphere 2, a miniature world under glass; from 1991-993 eight people lived inside this closed ecological system, exploring ecological networks and testing future space colonies.
Transmedia-Translations of The Ninth Biospherian: a Science Fiction novel, a phantom, a MacGuffin.
Writing - selected texts:
On Performative Research -> engl.
The Familiar / Schwindel is the Best Translation
   -> engl. (.PDF)
– HOW TO DO THINGS WITH WORLDS, 26a

   -> engl. (.PDF)
Translator's note: The Ninth Biospherian
   -> dt. (.PDF), engl. (.PDF)

– OR, IN PUBLISHED FORM –>
Publications & Catalogues

Der Raum, der sich unter einer Treppe ergibt, die (...), 2007/2008
Der Raum, der sich unter
einer Treppe ergibt, (...)

self-published booklet,
dt., 2007/2008

Die Ziolkowski-Achse / The Tsiolkovsky Axis
dt./engl., Adocs, Hamburg, 2011
Die Ziolkowski-Achse
The Tsiolkovsky Axis
Adocs, dt./engl., 2011

Den Meteoriten die Würde zurückgeben
dt., booklet, 2010
Den Meteoriten die Würde zurückgeben
dt., 2008

HOW TO DO THINGS WITH WORLDS
various Offset-Posters, with Philipp Haupt and others, 2006-2007
HOW TO DO THINGS WITH WORLDS
various Offset-print posters, 2006-2007

Why do we see the photo of the whole Earth so often (that we don’t even
see it anymore)?
video excerpt
Why do we see the photo of the whole Earth so often
(that we don’t even see it anymore)?

Video / lecture, Regionale, 2012
Silicium, Sequoias, Schwindel: Kinder zwischen Mond und Erde, niemand weiss was dann passiert (So what bashed open their skulls and ate up their brains and imagination?), 2013-14

Installation & single channel video, based on a research trip to the San Francisco Bay Area – its history of space settlement designs and other objects spinning between past, present & future. Space Post-Colonialism and the starry dynamo in the machinery of night: Vertigo.