SHARA JANSEN (De), The silver bullet, 2010

This experimental video deals technological singularity and the idea of creation of an artificial smarter-than-human intelligence. The title refers to human striving for perfection, invulnerability and immortality.
Advertising makes us believe that we can have a perfect body. Technology tries to create man-like intelligent machines.
By juxtaposing found footage from TV commercials with self-recorded material, the work illustrates our hopes and fears regarding technological progress and the idea of the perfect human.

Sarah Janssen born in Nordhorn, Germany in 1986. Lives and Works in Groningen, the Netherlands. Is Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media and Environments by Frank Mohr International Masters (Hanze University). Exhibits / works at the level of new media, video art and photography regularly since 2009 Major exhibitions / events: Kunst im Kreishaus (solo), Nordhorn, Germany, 2015; Images from thin air (solo) Groningen, Netherlands, 2014; Altes Rathaus Neuenhaus (solo), Neuenhaus, Germany, 2014; The origin of pace, Noorderzon Festival, Groningen, Netherlands, 2012

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