Old Habits Die HardFelix Burger, 2020
#Under His AI
Perhaps our biggest fear is that with our most intimate data in the cloud, one day there will be nothing left of us. The infinite, neatly ordered rows of silver suits in this installation represent that nightmare scenario. Heads have been replaced by safety masks, body parts are marked with pictograms. Through video screens we get acquainted with the life stories of these empty protagonists: stories of fear, reclusion, sexual under- or overactivity and never-ending pressure to perform well socially. Without realizing, they have become puppets on strings. But who’s pulling the strings in this hyperconnected world?