pangenerator's digital installation transforms selfies into gravel
 

pangenerator's digital installation transforms selfies into gravel

a new installation invites people to take a selfie before instantly turning your portrait into gravel. created by pangenerator, a warsaw-based art collective it has been commissioned by the national ethnographic museum in warsaw as part of the institution’s TEEN AGE exhibition.

pangenerator's digital installation transforms selfies into gravel

images courtesy of pengenerator

 

 

focusing specifically on the selfie culture, TEEN AGE offers a commentary on the culture of selfies through interactive installations. through this topic pengenerator reference the ephemeral nature of technology whilst playing with the ideas of self-preservation in a digital era.

pangenerator's digital installation transforms selfies into gravel

 

 

the installation begins by sending a selfie through a mobile web page before being displayed on a large screen. the image is then cropped, assumably using a face detection algorithm which translates each pixel into gravel, which fall beneath the monitor.

pangenerator's digital installation transforms selfies into gravel

 

pangenerator's digital installation transforms selfies into gravel

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