Imaging and capture technology has digitised our bodies at a resolution never attained before, and this tendency is only accelerating. Be it for the purpose of digitally ageing Brad Pitt on screen, or India’s citizen registry program accumulating to be the largest biometric database worldwide. As imaging technology progresses, what are the future uses of these collected and stored digitised bodies for narrative creation? Avatars @ Echo Lake is the first episode of the fact fiction project The Contents, following a cluster of digital & real characters on their quest through real-time engines, stories and bodies.
Vortrag im Rahmen der Ringvorlesung "How Deep is Your Dream" über Künstliche Intelligenz. Kuratiert von Prof. Olia Lialina, Pathway New Media, Dienstag, 6.12.2016, an der Merz Akademie.