Based off a quote from the book ‘Age of Earthquakes’, this installation represents how digital facilities indulge a moral question beneath their pretentious built: can we hide our true self on the internet? Aiming to discuss the duality of profiles inside dating apps, social media accounts and so on, across the screen, questioning the alter identity of these profiles as it is a complex hidden of one’s personality. Within research about catfishing environment that happens online the indicative of an identity of a woman is blended with the portrait of a man that was arrested for the act of behaving like someone else on the Internet. Through a video installation and live code, the eagerness and desire to know someone one is mirrored by detailing in its core, in this case the pixel that form the digital image, that this is not who they truly are. As an awareness and discussing, this project remarks how there isn’t all good in the digital.
*Project awarded with Bronze @ Multimedia