Olympia Arisen

This is a work inspired by the philosopher Avicenna’s thought experiment ‘The floating man’ and references the differences between human consciousness and artificial intelligence.
This piece was shown at the Royal Academy of Art, Piccadilly, London in August 2017. Where the artist also gave a talk on his artworks and Technological Paradise.

The installation is a video projection on a statue surrounded by reflective screens.

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video projection on plaster statue
1 Year ago

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Farrukh Akbar

London based artist interested in technology and post-humanist influences on current society. Graduated in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art (UAL). Currently undertaking a Masters degree in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art


37 works in paintingprints

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