When we are no longer limited to our physical body, what is it that separates us? “RE-CONSTRUCTED— The Real Fake Me” is a commentary on our time where a distorted reality is being constructed. It is an encounter between our physical body and our digital alter-ego.
What is true and false, what is physical and digital is becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish. With the help of technological development, our digital self could be shaped to be anything and look any way.
Through image editing, costume and make-up, I have recreated existing images to become a portrait of myself. My selection is based on the books and magazines I have at home, the visual world I surround myself with on a daily basis.
How is our identity affected by the images we consume? What is the essence of the “self” and what is the difference between you and me, in a digital world?