Lady Cassandra: a visual exploration of notions of the body in the face of rapidly escalating technological change

Sonja Mary Hindrum

Abstract


In this synthesized dystopia home-grown bacteria are generated to create coded bodyscapes, suggestive of future communication technologies. It explores re-imagining human relationships through our access to evolving technological interfaces—the source of this evolution being the marriage of technology and biology as we search for vast new realms of information storage and data retention. The Digital images support a notion of our inner and outer selves, hiding behind a digital barrier, possibly presenting a false self. The work thereby suggests that participation in reality is now voyeuristic to hide violent truths. 


Keywords


Violence; Art; BioArt; Communication; Connection; Coded Bodyscapes; Manipulation

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