A snail inhabits a tiny bedroom, slowly moving across the interior space as day fades into night. In “Virtual Pet,” your tiny friend goes about their day, as you go about yours.
Note: The footage displayed here has been sped up 2x to depict the breadth of movement better within a limited amount of time. Please click the full length video link below to see the actual speed the Video Print comes in.
5.7 x 8.4 x 0.9 inches
Signed and numbered by artists
Comes with US plug and custom cable
Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland are artists based outside of Chicago who focus on making moving-image videos and miniature sets, often populated by their pet snails. Their work has been covered by NPR, The Strategist, BBC, and The Guardian as well as featured in the MoMA “In Search Of Us” show curated by Petra Collins and Madelyne Beckles. Aleia and Sam released their first book “Snail World” in 2020, published by Broccoli Magazine.