Anas Etan

The Hidden Face

August 2019

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Through time, humans have created systems, mastered them, and become controlled by them. Robots with machine learning/thinking begin to roam, protect, threaten, and lead us to an “easier” life.
On the other hand, monsters and aliens lurk, hiding inside our bodies and also try to take control. When life’s face-to-face activities change to the virtual, we can lose our sense of reality. Identity becomes unclear, so it's not easy to believe what is “real”. Luckily, we are still confident, open-minded, and optimistic by accepting new ideas and ways of life.
Through this dynamic, his works express and symbolize a new global, social, and cultural civilization that is mutating with the help of our new technologies.