Identities on sale: this is the main theme of the article, as suggested by the action through which we are trying to support the discussion on the new forms of privacy and publicness which are promoted by social network and, on a wider scope, by the whole of digitally interconnected humanity.
The sale of internet users profiles, which become your personal human tamagotchi, describes this situation.
Enlarge Your Consciousness is currently exhibited at JustMad, part of the ARCO Madrid art fair, with BTF Gallery, our companions in this project.
Among the most interesting scenarios described in the article: the progressive elimination of the distance between people and digital information and interactivity, promoting levels of accessibility to knowledge and information never seen before.
“new body forms are defined, new paths and movements in which understanding the possible boundaries between analogic and digital is really not interesting, and in which, on the opposite side, it becomes extremely relevant to understand, in a state of marvel, the emergence of a new body, with its dozens of additional senses, of additional eyes, new ears and fingertips, whose goal is to plunge the human body into the city, into software, pixels, into the curves of the territory, and to also allow it to look upon itself from outside, through other eyes, between social networks, databases, geographical coordinates, QRCodes, augmented reality and ubiquitous technologies.”