Media Art Category Finalist Showcase

Modern Body

Katsuki Nogami (Japan)

The artist records his face every day by scanning his pores because that is also his identity. These days selfies are becoming disconnected from reality, virtual avatars will become the new norm very soon. So what does our body mean today? Scanned faces are limited by technology, and so do human bodies whose hands are attached to smartphones.

save to wish list
Finalist Exhibition: 2-14/3 | Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre | Free Admission

Artist’s Statement

I had been imitating as a female there. It all began when I found myself trolling blogs of people I did not consider as my friends. There was a disconnection between my real emotions towards them and what I chose to express online. This anonymous communication with people has led to my anxiety. Our identity is constructed by taking both our online and offline self into consideration.