True Fake

Part Two | Virtually Yours

Social networking, micro-blogging, and dating apps among other forms of online presence made way for new avenues for constructing digital identities and practicing de-personalized communication, enabling larger digital networks built around individuals. As a consequence, one’s personal narrative becomes linked to vast social, artistic, and political dimensions of the virtual world. Chris Marker’s Level Five, Alison Nguyen’s every dog has its day (2019), Micaela Durand’s and Daniel Chew’s First (2019), and Jesse McLean’s See A Dog, Hear A Dog (2016) examine the blurred division between the physical and the online worlds. They reveal the complexity of digital identities, while investigating the potentials and limitations of artificial-intelligence-driven communication with the digital Other.

True Fake: Troubling the Real in Artists’ Films is an a five-part film series programmed by Lukas Brasiskis. It runs from February 9 through April 20, 2021.

The films in Part Two | Virtually Yours will screen for two weeks, from Tuesday, February 23 through Monday, March 8, 2021. Subsequent parts will follow bi-weekly, with new films screened every other Tuesday. A repeat screening of all films in the series from parts one through five will take place on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. 

Video Art, Documentary, Factography, Virtual & Augmented Reality, Video Games, Digital Humanities, Artificial intelligence
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