FACED2FACED project mobile app scans the face of a person and converts it to 3D while trained algorithm provides it with intelligence analyzing information available in user’s social networks. AR-Technology helps to “implant” the digital twin in individual’s hand serving as its “appendage”. A two-headed hybrid obtained after conversion has two types of consciousness, namely bio-consciousness and digital consciousness. One of the main goals the artists have is to introduce them to each other so that they could meet face to face. You can ask the «clone» any question and get answers generated basing on the information available on Facebook account of its ancestor. Dmitry Volkov says that modern technologies combined with artistic experience provide us with new opportunities for creating and learning about ourselves. The project continues the aesthetic of unconventional embodiment demonstration of the circus shows from 18-19th centuries and reconsiders the bio-art practice, in particular, Stelarc Ear on Arm experience. Read More