On the artwork:
In the digital age we are living in people easily create a new identity online.
We easily manipulate ourselves and our surroundings. Ideas of representation are manipulated. We create an ideal version, or we get in influenced by idea’s how we can be an ideal version.
Humankind is getting enchanted with the version of our self we create online.
What is our identity in the end?
We get blisters from swiping and scrolling.
We download apps to like like “them”.
We don’t know how people look anymore in real life.
Social media is shaping the users.
Will this period be called the “Faux Zeitgeist” in the future?
The relationship to the open call:
Faux Zeitgeist is an answer to the question stated from the open call “How are we living in our post-digital society?”. The artwork is exploring the new world online.