Regina Maria Moeller—Com(ment)ic: Wondersuits, Fast Skin, Poison Ivy
September 20, 2010
Comic superheroes dress in hightech suits that support their hyperactivities with magic powers. Are these “wondersuits” fictional? Or have they become models for current "second skin" developments including survival and performance enhancement suits worn by astronauts, athletes, and others? Moeller also discusses the power of nature as personified by the DC Comics supervillainess, Poison Ivy, a key figure in her exhibition, embodiment - dress plot.
Regina Maria Moeller is a German artist, author, founder of the magazine regina, and creator of the label “embodiment.” She is a professor at the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art / Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Image courtesy of Regina Moeller