In this short animation, rendered with 3D Software, the disappearing of spirituality and enchantment from public space formed the focal point. Nowadays, religions are increasingly kept behind our front door, myths seem to have lost their place in our daily life. It appears there’s less and less room for coincidence or poetry, the useless or mystery. We are living in a technologically controlled world of efficiency and measurable units. Where is the magic, where are the miracles?
Roberto Voorbij (1974) lives and works in Amsterdam, holds a bachelor's degree in Visual arts and Art History from the HKU University of the Arts Utrecht and has attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he took classes from a.o. Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle during the late 1990s. Voorbij is an interdisciplinary artist apart from working with ‘ready-made’ materials, he works with 3D Software, (digital) collage and video. In addition to representation by online gallery Saatchi Art, Voorbij is represented by Leontia Gallery in London and Klein Editions in Manchester. He’s also a member of the artist collective POPinnART. As part of a group show his video ‘Without clear purpose’ screened at Museum of the Moving Image N.Y. in 2019 and this year at the International Biennial of Asunción (Paraguay). Further, is one of his Artist Portraits in the traveling exhibition ‘The World of Frida’ in the U.S.