Video, Code, New Media Art

Denial of the Selfie, Multimedia Sculpture, 2015

Resin sculpture, soil, selfie stick, iPod touch, charging cable

 

“It is the continuous embrace of our own technology in daily use that puts us in the Narcissus role of Subliminal awareness and numbness in relation to these images of ourselves.” - Marshall McLuhan

 

Buddha meditates as he holds a selfie stick. At the end of the stick is an iPod touch that displays a live image of himself. What are the technological impacts on the self? Where does our perceptions the self originate within a digital existence?

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