2-channel video installation, made for the exhibition ‘technological singularity’ at ‘planetart’, Amsterdam.
The title refers to human striving for perfection, invulnerability and immortality. The technological progress makes us wonder if we soon can create a man-like intelligent machine. By opposing found footage material from TV commercials on the left screen to self recorded material on the right, the work illustrates our hopes and fears regarding technology and the idea of the perfect human.
Analysis of the famous shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho”. First the pixels of each frame were rearranged by sorting them by brightness. Then the color of each pixel was set to either black or white, depending on its brightness. Made with Processing.