The rise of technological intervention and AI has marked a new era within the art world. But, for Chinese-Canadian artist and researcher Sougwen Chung, this wave of change isn’t about replacing human creativity, instead enabling humans and machines to synergize artistically. Based on the principles of Vedic meditation – and a painstaking development phase – Chung identified a way to connect her brain waves to a robotic arm, initiating a technologically manipulated flow state used to apply complementary brush strokes alongside those formed by her own hand. In this short film The Wave, Berlin-based writer and director Maximilian Andereya creates a portrait of Chung’s practice, and the robotic accomplice through which her future-driven vision has materialized. Via