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An investigation on how early 1900’s eugenics executed on Sami people and nowadays AI technology both are systems that labels, categorize and standardize people.My Sami body is a medium that glues these two times together, the past and the present.

The title and placement of the sculptures are inspired by an artificial neural network, one used to build an algorithm. On the metal shelves you can follow the transformation of the bodily ceramic sculptures through the different steps of the algorithm.

Exhibited at the group show Bakom hörnet vindens jojk at Sven-Harrys Art Museum in Stockholm.